Professor of construction engineering
Oklahoma State University
Gouranga Banik, Ph.D., P.E., PMP., F.ASCE, is currently serving as professor of construction engineering and management for the school of civil and environmental engineering at Oklahoma State University. Prior to this, Dr. Banik served as division head at Oklahoma State University, and departmental chair and professor for civil and architectural engineering at Tennessee State University. He is a registered professional engineer (PE) in the state of Wisconsin and a project management professional (PMP). Dr. Banik has consulted for federal and several state agencies, and major national and international construction and design companies including the World Bank.
His research and consuting work is in the area of construction safety, big data, smart materials, sustainable construction, project delivery systems and AEC education. Dr. Banik has more than 50 articles in the refereed journals and conference proceedings in the area of civil engineering and construction management. He has presented his research in several well-known and peer-reviewed conferences, such as ASEE, ASCE, ASC, WEFTEC and CIB, all over the world, including the United States, Japan, Canada, Greece, Italy, Brazil, and the Philippines.