Dulcy M. Abraham

Professor of Civil Engineering

Purdue University

Lyles School of Civil Engineering

550 Stadium Mall Drive

West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
Phone (765) 494-2239
Fax (765) 494-0644
Office HAMP 1241
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1990
MSCE, University of Maryland, 1986
B. Tech, Indian Institute of Technology, 1985
Specialty Group(s)
Research Interests
Infrastructure assessment and rehabilitation, construction automation and robotics, resource leveling/resource allocation, environmental issues in construction.
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Recent Publications
  • Irizarry, J., K. Simonsen, and D. M. Abraham. (2005). Effect of Safety and Environmental Variables on Task Durations in Steel Erection. ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering Management.
  • Abraham, D. M., J. D. McGlothlin, D. W. Halpin, and J. Hinze. (2004). Construction Safety Alliance - Examining Causes of Construction Injuries and Defining Best Practices That Improve Safety Performance. Construction Information Quarterly, Chartered Institute of Building, Ascot, U.K.
  • Abraham, D., C. Fuentes, and D. M. Abraham. (2004). Web-Based Bidding in Construction: Using Simulation as an Evaluation Tool. International Journal of Electronic Business.
  • Chung, T., D. M. Abraham, and S. Gokhale. (2004). Decision Support Systems for Microtunneling Applications, ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management.
  • Whalen, T., S. Gopal and D. M. Abraham. (2003). A Cost-Benefit Model for the Construction of Tornado Shelters. ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management.
  • Arboleda, C.and D. M. Abraham. (2003). Fatalities in Trenching Operations, Analysis using Models of Accident Causation. ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management.