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Saeed Karshenas
Dr. Saeed Karshenas, P.E. (Construction)Marquette University

Haggerty Hall, 259

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-3530Website


Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering


Ph.D., 1981, Construction Engineering and Management, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

M.S., 1975, Structural Engineering, Tehran University

B.S., 1974, Civil Engineering, Tehran University

Research Interests

System reliability analysis

Construction safety

Computer applications in construction


Karshenas, Saeed (2018). “A Semantic Approach to Building Lifecycle Information Integration Keynote speech presented at the Fifth World Construction and Steel Structures Conference, October 2018, Los Angeles, CA.

M. Niknam, and S. Karshenas, (2017). “A shared ontology approach to semantic representation of BIM data,” Journal of Automation in Construction, volume 80, pages 22 to 36.

M. Niknam, and S. Karshenas, (2016). “Integrating BIM and Project Schedule Information Using the Semantic Web Technology,” Proceedings, 2016 ASCE Construction Research Congress, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

M. Niknam, and S. Karshenas, (2015). “Integrating distributed sources of information for construction cost estimating using Semantic Web and Semantic Web Service technologies,” Journal of Automation in Construction, volume 57, pages 222 to 239.

M. Niknam, and S. Karshenas, (2014). “Sustainable Design of Buildings using Semantic BIM and Semantic Web Services.” Elsevier Procedia Engineering, 118, pages 909 to 917.

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