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Dr. Yong Bai
Dr. Yong Bai, P.E., F.ASCE (Construction)Marquette University

Haggerty Hall, 257

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-6708Personal Website

McShane Chair and Professor

Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

McShane Chair in Construction Engineering and Management


 Ph.D., 1996, Civil Engineering/Construction Engineering and Management, North Carolina State University

 M.S., 1992, Civil Engineering/Construction Engineering and Management, Clemson University

 Bachelor of Engineering, 1986, Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Research Interests

Infrastructure constructions and maintenance

Highway work zone safety

Emerging technology applications

International construction management


Qingpeng Man, Chengshuang Sun, Yuesheng Fei, Martin Skitmore, Yong Bai, Weizhuo Lu, “Government Motivation-Embedded Return Guarantee for Urban Infrastructure Projects based on Real Options,” Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, Taylor & Francis, 
Vol. 22, No. 7, October 2016, pp. 954-966. 

Yong Bai, Yarong Yang, and Yue Li, “Determining the effective location of a portable changeable message sign on reducing the risk of truck-related crashes in work zones,” Accident Analysis and Prevention, Elsevier, Vol. 83, October 2015, pp. 197-202.

Wei Zhang, Yong Bai, Liang-wei Mei, and Ya-min Wang, “Comparison of Rapid Bridge Replacement Techniques between China and USA,” Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, Vol. 32, No. 2, June 2015, in Chinese. (DOI:10.13579/j.cnki.2095- 0985.2015.02.012)

Seonghoon Kim and Yong Bai, “Earthmoving Productivity in Urban Bridge Construction,” Civil Engineering and Architecture, Vol. 3, No. 3, June 2015, pp. 48-55.

Yilei Huang and Yong Bai, “Effectiveness of Graphic-aided Portable Changeable Message Signs in Reducing Vehicle Speeds in Highway Work Zones,” Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, Elsevier, Vol. 48, November 2014, pp. 311- 321.

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