Nazila Roofigari Esfahan is a Assistant Professor,Virginia Polytechnic and State University,USA

Nazila Roofigari Esfahan

Assistant Professor

Organizing Committee


Virginia Polytechnic and State University


Affiliate Faculty, Center for Human-Computer Interaction (CHCI), Virginia Tech Sep 2018-Present
Assistant Professor, Department of Building Construction, Virginia Tech Aug 2017-Present
Assistant Project Manager, Facility Services, McMaster University May 2015-Aug 2016


• Journal Articles
Han, W., & Roofigari-Esfahan, N. (under review), “Connected Hazard Detection System to Improve Workers’ Safety at Highway Work Zones”, ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management

Linares, D., Roofigari-Esfahan, N., & Anumba, C. (under review).” AEC-CPS: a taxonomy for CPS in the AEC industry, Submitted to ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management

Dongre, P., & Roofigari-Esfahan, N., Morshedzadeh, E. (under review). “Designing Interactive Human-Centered Buildings to enhance User Experience through Ubiquitous Data Management”, Submitted to ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction

Roofigari-Esfahan, N., & Anumba, C. A “Cyber-Physical Systems-based Space-Time Trajectory Optimization Approach to Improving Safety Management on Construction Sites”. (Under Review) Journal of Automation in Construction

Roofigari-Esfahan, N., Du, S. and Razavi, S. (Under Review) “Multi-Layer Framework for Cyber-Physical Systems in Construction Projects: An application in Earned Value Management using Raspberry Pi”. Submitted to Construction Innovation Journal

Roofigari-Esfahan, N. and Razavi, S. (2017) Uncertainty-Aware Linear Schedule Optimization: A Space-Time Constraint-Satisfaction Approach, ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management.

Roofigari-Esfahan, N., Paez, A. and Razavi, S. (2015) Location-Aware Scheduling and Control of Linear Projects: Introducing Space-Time Float. ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management.

Moselhi, O., and Roofigari-Esfahan, N. (2013) “Project Schedule Compression: A Multi-Objective Methodology”, Construction Innovation Journal: Information, Process, and Management. 

Moselhi, O., and Roofigari-Esfahan, N. (2012) “Compression of Project Schedules Using AHP”, Journal of Multi Criteria Decision Analysis. 


• Elected Professional Membership
Transportation Research Board (TRB) Standing Committee on Construction Management (AFH10)
Construction Industry Institute (CII) Fiatech Horizon-360 Technology Subcommittee
Construction Industry Institute (CII) Technology R&D Subcommittee
• Journal Editorial Board
Journal of Smart and Sustainable Built Environment (SASBE)
• Journal and Conference Reviewer
ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management
ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering
International Journal of Construction Education and Research
Journal of Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management
Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering
International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE 2017)
International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering (I3CE 2019)

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