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Ghosh

Dr. Somik Ghosh

Somik Ghosh

Research Interests

  • Lean project delivery system
  • Project planning and controls
  • Occupational health and safety in construction
  • Advancement of residential construction

Education

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
PhD, Environmental Design and Planning, Emphasis in Building Construction

Michigan State University
MS, Construction Management

Jadavpur University
Bachelor of Architecture

Contacts

sghosh@ou.edu

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Professional Credentials

Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt — College of Engineering, University of Oklahoma

LEED Accredited Professional, BD+C — Green Building Certification Institute

Certified Green Professional — National Association of Home Builders

Registered Architect in India — Council of Architecture, India

Selected Publications

Ghosh, S., Robinette, M., and Tapia, H. (2019). “Implementing Unbiased Decision-Making in Construction: A Lean Approach.” The Professional Constructor, Spring 2019, 44 (1), 14-22.

Khanzadi, M., Shahbazi, M.M., Arashpour, M., and Ghosh, S. (2019). “The Less Agents, the More Schedule Reliability: Examination of Single-Point Responsibility Model in Design Management.” International Journal of Civil Engineering.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s40999-018-00389-9.

Khanzadi, M., Shahbazi, M.M., Arashpour, M., and Ghosh, S. (2019). “Lean Design Management Using a Gamified System.” Scientica Iranica, 26(1), 15-25. doi: 10.24200/sci.2018.20325.

Perez, A. and Ghosh, S. (2018). “Barriers Faced by New-Adopter of Last Planner System®: A Case Study.” Journal of Engineering, Construction, and Architectural Management, 25 (9), 1110-1126.

Ghosh, S., Dickerson, D., and Mills, T. (2017). “Effect of Last Planner System ® on Social Interactions Among Project Participants.” International Journal of Construction Education and Research, 2017, 1-18.

Awards

Excellence in Teaching, Associated Schools of Construction Region 5. (October 2017).

Robert L. Bowen Industry Residency, Associate General Contractors. (June 2017).

Featured Contracts, Grants, and Sponsored Research

Ghosh, S. (Co-PI) and Reyes, M. (Co-PI). TEXO Foundation Grant, 2019. Measuring Efficacy of Trade-specific Multimodal Safety Training Strategy. ($5,000)

Bigelow, B. (Co-PI), Ghosh, S. (Co-PI), Bhattacharjee, S. (Co-PI), and Bloom, B. (Co‐PI). Homebuilding Education Leadership Program (HELP), 2019. ($95,600)

Ghosh, S. (Co-PI) and Kim, J. (Co-PI). US Dept. of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology, 2017. Measuring Benefits of Horizontal Directional Drilling Compared to Open-Cut using Real-Time Wireless Smart Sensor. ($25,200)

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