Current Members:

Newsha Emaminejad
Graduate Student

Trustworthy AI and Robotics for Construction Applications

Farid Shahnavaz
Graduate Student

Workers’ Activity and Intent Recognition for Adaptive Worker-Robot Interaction

Alexa North
Undergraduate Student

Trust in Construction Technology Adoption

Josh Van Doren
Undergraduate Student

Sahand Fathi
Graduate Student


Conducting research on safe worker-robot interaction in construction sites.


  • Xiaochen (Shally) Li
  • Binh Pham
  • Ken Daplas
  • Carlos Hernandez
  • Trevor Slaton (Currently a Software Engineer at Apple)
  • Aarathi Sankar
  • Phuong Nguyen (Currently a Postdoc at the University of Alberta)
  • Munahil Murrieum (Currently a Software Engineer at Walmart Global Tech)
  • Patrick Brittle (Currently an Assistant Professor at California State University, Chico) [co-advised by Dr. Gaedicke]
  • Shahrzad Mansouri (Currently a Project Manager at CM Squared)
  • Aryo Faghih (Currently an Associate Project Manager at VMware)
  • Zohair Hasan Lateef (Currently a Senior VDC Engineer at Tesla)
  • Divya Khattar (Currently a Project Manager at DPR Construction)
  • Amjad Fayomi (Currently a BIM Engineer at Sanveo)
  • Zhidong Li (Currently an Assistant Superintendent at Pilot Construction Management)
  • Shahin Jahanbanifar (Currently a Field Engineer at MEG Underground)
  • Varshini Venkatesh (Currently a BIM Construction Engineer at Sanveo)
  • Puneet Kaur (Currently a Project Manager at Intel)
  • Ali Arabshahi (Currently a Project Manager at Redgwick Construction)
  • Yao Cui

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