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Cristina Cosma

Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, USA

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Born: 1964

Interests: construction management, risk and uncertainty assesment, fuzzy sets

2003: Ph.D. (Civil Engineering), University of Florida
2003: M.E. (Civil Engineering), University of Florida
1987: B.S. (Civil Engineering), "Gh. Asachi" Technical University of Iasi, Romania

Present: Assistant Professor, Department of Civil, Construction & Environment, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA
2004: Engineer, GRANITE Construction Inc., FL
1999: Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Civil and Costal Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
1990: Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, “Gh.Asachi” Technical University of Iasi, Romania
1987: Field/Office Engineer, T.A.G.C.M.IASI (GC for Industrial Construction), Iasi, Romania

Other Professional Experience:
1997: Fulbright Researcher, Rinker School of Building Construction, University of Florida, USA
1996: TEMPUS Research Scholarship at University of Derby, UK
1995: TEMPUS Research Scholarship at Sheffield Hallam University, UK
1995: Certified Quality System Manager (MC) by the Romanian Association for Quality (RAQ)
1989: COCC (Center for Organization and Cybernetics in Construction), Efficient Construction Technologies and Methods Seminar, Bucharest, Romania

Selected publications:
• C. Cosma, Z. J. Herbsman and J. D. Mitrani. Moving the university to the industry - A successful case study. In Second International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction, ISEC-02, Roma, Italy. 2003.
• Zohar J. Herbsman, Ana_Maria Elias and Cristina Cosma. Innovative methods for reducing construction time of transportation projects in urban areas. In Proceedings of First International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC2002) “Challenges and Opportunities in Management and Technology”, Miami, Florida, USA. 2002.
• Z. J. Herbsman, E. E. Middleton, and C. Cosma. Developing an "in-house" graduate program in engineering management - A case study. In Proceedings of the 2002 American Society for Engineering Education, Annual Conference & Exposition, American Society for Engineering Education, Montréal, Québec , Canada. 2002.
• Cristina Cosma, Zohar J. Herbsman, and Jose D. Mitrani. Graduate education in engineering management ; the concurrent approach A case study. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Concurrent Engineering in Construction - CEC02 , University of California at Berkeley, California, USA. 2002.


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