Saeed Rokooei is a Assistant Professor,Mississippi State University,United States

Saeed Rokooei

Assistant Professor

Organizing Committee

United States

Mississippi State University


Saeed Rokooei is an assistant professor in the Building Construction Science program with professional and academic experience in architecture and construction areas. His professional responsibilities include project planning and management as well as architectural design practice in private and public construction and engineering firms. He has taught in architecture and construction programs since 2006. Dr. Rokooei obtained his bachelor’s degree in Architectural Engineering and then continued his studies in Project and Construction Management. He completed his Ph.D. in Engineering (Construction Management) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and his Master of Science in Management Information Systems at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Dr. Rokooei’s primary research interests include simulation and serious games, project management methodologies, construction education, data analytics, creativity and innovation in construction, and smart cities. He is actively pursuing the development of educational techniques and methods in construction. He has developed construction-based simulation applications and strives to bring aspects of project management into simulation applications.


- Goedert, J., Pawloski, R., Rokooeisadabad, S., Subramaniam, M. (2013). Project-Oriented Pedagogical Model for Construction Engineering Education Using Cyberinfrastructure Tool, Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education & Practice, ASCE, 139 (4). 300-309 - Goedert, J., Rokooei, S. (2016). Project-Based Construction Engineering Education in a Virtual Environment, International Journal of - Construction Education and Research, 12(3): 208-223, DOI: 10.1080/15578771.2015.1121936 - Rokooei, S., Goedert, J., Najjar, L. (2017). Enhancing Construction Project Management Education by Simulation, Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, ASCE, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EI.1943-5541.0000329. - Rokooei, S., Goedert, J., Woldesenbet, A. (2017). Improving Gender Disparity in Construction Education Using Simulation, Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, 23(4), 289-302, DOI: 10.1615/JWomenMinorScienEng.2017018894 - Rokooei, S., Kisi, K., Shojaei, A. (2020). Students’ Time Perceptions on Mastering Construction Content in Different Educational Models, Construction Research Congress (ASCE-CRC), Phenix, AZ - Barlow, P., Rokooei, S. (2020). The Impact of a Studio-based Model on Construction Students’ Perceptions, 56th Annual International Conference of the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC), Liverpool, UK - Rokooei, S., Tafazzoli, S. (2020). Evaluation of the Impact of a Summer Construction Camp on Participant’s Perception, 2020 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Montreal, Canada - Rokooei, S., Pickavance, N., Shojaei, A., Ross, A. (2020). Construction Industry Perspective on Planning and Scheduling Content, 2020 Creative Construction e-Conference, Budapest, Hungary - Rokooei, S., Ford, G. (2020). Decreasing Gender Disparity in Construction Management Higher Education through Summer Camps, 12th Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg


Ph.D. – Engineering (Construction), University of Nebraska-Lincoln M. S. – Management Information Systems, University of Nebraska at Omaha M. S. – Construction and Project Management, Shahid Beheshti University B. Arch. – Architectural Engineering, Shahid Beheshti University


Project Management Education Data Analytics BIM Planning and Scheduling Risk Management Simulation and Visualization


Center for Teaching and Learning (MSU) The Southeastern Conference (SEC) Visiting Faculty Program PMI Professional Development Scholarship ASCE - Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice Outstanding reviewer UNL College of Engineering Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award PMI Info Systems SIG Fellowship – Project Management Institute


The Roofing Alliance American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) Associated Schools of Construction (ASC)


Reviewer: National Science Foundation – Graduate Research Fellowship Program Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management Journal Journal of Simulation and Gaming

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