Jaselskis named E.I. Clancy Distinguished Professor

Dr. Edward JaselskisDr. Edward Jaselskis has been named the E.I. Clancy Distinguished Professor in the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering at North Carolina State University.

Jaselskis has been a member of the NC State Faculty since 2011.

His research interests are in modeling and predicting construction project success, application of tele-presence techniques to create a virtual engineering and management environment for capital facility projects, and real time remote monitoring of construction site operations.

His current research is conducted through two organizations: the Construction Industry Institute and the Department of Energy. His project for the Construction Industry Institute is focused on identifying core progress, performance assessment and forecasting metrics for improving project cost and schedule control. His project for the Department of Energy (DOE) is focused on improving cost, schedule and operability of DOE first-of-a-kind capital facilities through an enhanced technology readiness assessment process.

Jaselskis is a registered professional engineer in the state of Iowa. He has served as a program director for the National Science Foundation in the area of information technology and infrastructure systems, as director for the Engineering Policy and Leadership Institute and professor-in-charge of the construction program at Iowa State University.

He is a member of several organizations, including the American Society of Civil Engineering, the Construction Institute, the Transportation Research Board, the American Society for Engineering Education, Sigma Xi, the National Society of Professional Engineers and the Construction Industry Institute.

Jaselskis has 73 refereed publications, 28 abstract reviewed publications and one book chapter to his name. He has received numerous awards and honors, including the Certificate of Appreciation for outstanding performance as chief editor of the ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management (2010), induction as a member of the National Academy of Construction (2012) and recognition through NC State University’s Office of Faculty Development’s Thank a Teacher Program (2014 and 2015).

Jaselskis received a B.S. in engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1980), an M.S. in civil engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1982) and a Ph.D. in civil engineering from the University of Texas at Austin (1988).