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Sharareh Kermanshachi Ph.D.,P.E.,PMP

Name

[Kermanshachi Ph.D.,P.E.,PMP, Sharareh]
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering

Professional Preparation

    • 2016 PhD in Civil EngineeringTexas A&M Univesity
    • 2010 M.S. in Civil EngineeringMississippi State University
    • 2009 MBA in Business AdministrationEastern Mediterranean University
    • 2006 BS in Architectural EngineeringI.A.University of Tehran

Memberships

  • Member
    • 2009 to Present American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • AFH10-Construction Management Committee Member
    • Mar 2017 to Present Transportation Research Board (TRB), National Academies
  • AFH30-Emerging Design and Construction Technologies Commiittee Member
    • Mar 2017 to Present Transportation Research Board (TRB), National Academies

Awards and Honors

    • Mar  2017 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) ExCEEd Teaching Fellowship sponsored by American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
    • Feb  2017 ENR Top 20 Under 40 sponsored by Engineering News Record Award Details
    • Oct  2016 Cited in Marquis Who' Who in the World sponsored by Marquis Who's Who in America
    • Dec  2016 George Bush Presidential Library Foundation Travel Grant sponsored by Dwight Look College of Engineering, Texas A&M University
    • Dec  2016 Graduate and Professional Student Council Travel Award sponsored by Texas A&M Univesity
    • Dec  2016 International Education Fee Scholarship (IEFS) sponsored by Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, Texas A&M University
    • Dec  2016 Civil Engineering Travel Award sponsored by Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University
    • Dec  2016 Graduate Climate Award sponsored by Dwight Look College of Engineering, Texas A&M University
    • Dec  2015 Aggies Commit to Professional Student Educational Experiences Fellowship sponsored by Graduate and Professional Student Council, Texas A&M University
    • Dec  2015 Graduate Student Travel Grant sponsored by Association of Former Students and the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies, Texas A&M University
    • Dec  2015 Graduate Climate Award sponsored by Dwight Look College of Engineering, Texas A&M University
    • Dec  2015 Teaching Lecturer Fellowship sponsored by Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University
    • Dec  2015 Civil Engineering Travel Grant sponsored by Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University
    • Dec  2014 Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Membership sponsored by Texas A&M Univesity
    • Dec  2012 Graduate Teaching Academy (GTA) Fellow sponsored by Center for Teaching Excellence, Texas A&M University
    • Dec  2010 Bagley College of Engineering Fellowship sponsored by Mississippi State University
    • Dec  2010 Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Membership sponsored by Mississippi State University
    • Dec  2008 College of Business and Economics Fellowship sponsored by Eastern Mediterranean University

Publications

      Conference Proceeding 2016
      • Kermanshachi, S., Beaty, C., and Anderson, S. (2016), “Improving Early Phase Cost Estimation and Risk Assessment: A Department of Transportation Case Study,” Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Conference, Washington, DC, January 2016.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2016
      • Kermanshachi, S., Zheng, Y., Anderson, S. Schexnayder, C., and Molenaar, K.R. (2016), “Cost Estimating Tool for Early Estimates for Rural and Small Urban Transit Facilities,” Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Conference, Washington, DC, January 2016.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2016
      • Kermanshachi, S., Dao, B., Shane. J., and Anderson, S. (2016). “Project Complexity Indicators and Management Strategies- A Delphi Study,” International Conference on Sustainable Design, Engineering and Construction, Tempe, AZ, May 2016.  

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2016
      • Kermanshachi, S., Dao, B., Shane. J., and Anderson, S. (2016). “An Empirical Study into Identifying Project Complexity Management Strategies,” International Conference on Sustainable Design, Engineering and Construction, Tempe, AZ, May 2016.  

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2016
      • Dao, B., Kermanshachi, S., Shane. J., Anderson, S., and Hare, E. (2016). “Exploring and Assessing Project Complexity,” International Conference on Sustainable Design, Engineering and Construction, Tempe, AZ, May 2016.   

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2016
      • Dao, B., Kermanshachi, S., Shane. J., and Anderson, S. (2016). “Project Complexity Assessment and Management (PCAM) Tool,” International Conference on Sustainable Design, Engineering and Construction, Tempe, AZ, May 2016. 

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2016
      • Cobanoglu, M., Kermanshachi, S., and Damnjanovic, I. (2016), “Statistical Modeling and Optimization of Corrosion Failures in Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline,” ASCE Pipelines Conference, Kansas City, MO, July 2016.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2016
      • Kermanshachi, S., Anderson, S., Goodrum, P., and Taylor, T. (2017) “Project Scoping Process (PSP) Model Development to Achieve On-Time and On-Budget Delivery of Highway Projects”, Journal of the Transportation Research Board (TRB).

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2016
      • Dao, B., Kermanshachi, S., Shane. J., Anderson, S., and Hare, E. (2016). “Exploring and Assessing Project Complexity,” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Book 2015
      • Anderson, S., Goodrum, P., Taylor, T., Kermanshachi, S., Sahu, J., Quiroga, C., Overman, J., and Choi, K. (2015). Effective Project Scoping Practices to Improve Delivery of Highway Projects Guidebook, NCHRP 08-88, National Cooperative Highway Research Program, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, October 2015, 312 pp.

        {Book} [Refereed/Juried]

      Technical Report 2015
      • Anderson, S., Goodrum, P., Taylor, T., Kermanshachi, S., Kim, A., Sadatsafavi, H., Quiroga, C., Overman, J., and Choi, K. (2015). Effective Project Scoping Practices to Improve On-Time and On-Budget Delivery of Highway Projects, NCHRP 08-88, National Cooperative Highway Research Program, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, October 2015, 222 pp.

        {Technical Report} [Refereed/Juried]
      2015
      • Kermanshachi, S., Anderson, S., Schexnayder, C., and Molennar, K. (2015). Practical Cost Estimating: Professional Development Training Research Report, NCHRP 20-07 (Task 344), National Cooperative Highway Research Program, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, April 2015, 36 pp.

        {Technical Report} [Refereed/Juried]
      2015
      • Kermanshachi, S., Anderson, S., Schexnayder, C., and Molennar, K. (2015). Guide for Using AASHTO Cost Estimating and Cost Management Training Modules, NCHRP 20-07(Task 344), National Cooperative Highway Research Program, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, April 2015, 10 pp.

        {Technical Report} [Refereed/Juried]
      2015
      • Anderson, S., Shane, J., Kermanshachi, S., and Dao, B. (2015). Measuring Project Complexity and Its Impact, Research Report RT305, Construction Industry Institute, June 2015, 528 pp.

        {Technical Report} [Refereed/Juried]
      2015
      • Anderson, S., Shane, J., Kermanshachi, S., and Dao, B. (2015). Project Complexity and Assessment and Management (PCAM) Tool: a User Guide, Implementation Resource RT 305, Construction Industry Institute, June, 2015, 81 pp.

        {Technical Report} [Refereed/Juried]
      2015
      • Anderson, S., Shane, J., Kermanshachi, S., and Dao, B. (2015). Measuring Project Complexity and Its Impact, Research Summary RT 305, Construction Industry Institute, June, 2015, 30 pp.

        {Technical Report} [Refereed/Juried]

      Technical Report 2014
      • Kermanshachi, S., Zheng, Y., Anderson, S., Schexnayder, C., and Molennar, K. (2014). Independent Cost Estimates for Design and Construction of Rural and Small Urban Transit Facilities, NCHRP 20-65 (Task 53), National Cooperative Highway Research Program, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, October 2014, 158 pp.

        {Technical Report} [Refereed/Juried]

      Technical Report 2013
      • Kermanshachi, S., Beaty, C., Anderson, S., Ford, D., and Hessami, A. (2013). TxDOT Current Cost Estimation and Risk Assessment Practice, Texas Department of Transportation, March 2013, 197 pp.

        {Technical Report} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2010
      • El-adaway, I. and Kermanshachi, S. (2010), “High Performance Project Outcomes: Traditional vs Relational Contract Agreements,” Architecture plus Construction Alliance Research Initiatives, October 2010.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2010
      • El-adaway, I. and Kermanshachi, S. (2010), “Multi-Party Partnering for Integrated Project Delivery: A Proposed World Bank Infrastructure Management Contract,” Architecture plus Construction Alliance Research Initiatives, October 2010.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

Presentations

  • Past
    •  
      Kermanshachi, S., Shane. J., and Anderson, S. (2016). “Factors Influencing Procurement Phase Cost Overruns in Construction Industry”
       International Conference on Sustainable Design, Engineering and Construction, Tempe, AZ, May 2016.  
  • Past
    •  
      Kermanshachi, S., Shane. J., and Anderson, S. (2016). “Robustness Study of Construction Schedule Performance Model Using Extreme Bounds Analysis”
      International Conference on Sustainable Design, Engineering and Construction, Tempe, AZ, May 2016.  
  • Past
    •  
      Kermanshachi, S., Shane. J., and Anderson, S. (2016). “Project Success Prediction: A Multinomial Logistic Regression Model”
       International Conference on Sustainable Design, Engineering and Construction, Tempe, AZ, May 2016. 

Courses

      • CE 5350-001 Risk Management

        This course is designed to provide an overview for engineers and managers in the application of a risk management approach to scheduling and cost estimating of projects. Topics include: risk identification, response, monitoring and control through the use of good data input, systematic approach and quantitative evaluation analysis.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CE 3311-002 Construction Engineering

        Principles of construction engineering and the project management process, value engineering, specifications, different construction contracts and delivery methods, estimating and scheduling fundamentals and project control, and management of construction process.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CE 3311-001 Construction Engineering

        Principles of construction engineering and the project management process, value engineering, specifications, different construction contracts and delivery methods, estimating and scheduling fundamentals and project control, and management of construction process.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours