Phillip S. Dunston

Professor of Civil Engineering

Purdue University

Lyles School of Civil Engineering

550 Stadium Mall Drive

West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
Phone (765) 494-0640
Fax (765) 494-0644
Office HAMP 1243
Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 1994
M.S.C.E., North Carolina State University, 1992
B.S.C.E., North Carolina State University, 1988
Specialty Group(s)
Research Interests
Virtual Reality Applications for Construction Planning and Management; Construction Automation and Robotics; Highway Construction Methods; Advanced Technology Applications for Construction Equipment; Constructability Maintainability.
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Honors and Awards

National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2003-2008.

Best Technical (Paper) Award for "Virtual Visualization for the Mechanical Trade," 17th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC), Taipei, Taiwan, September 18-20, 2000, co-authors Mark Billinghurst (Ph.D. candidate Electrical Engineering), Yihong Luo (Masters student in Electrical Engineering), and Ben Hampson (Piping Detailer/Applications Developer for the McKinstry Company, Seattle, WA).

University of Washington Presidential Faculty Development Fellowship, 1999-2000.

First recipient of the Washington NASA Space Grant's Faculty Award, 1995-1996.

ACI Construction Practice Award, awarded by the American Concrete Institute, for the article entitled, "Formwork Pressures on Tall Wall with Extended Set Concrete," published in Concrete International (Vol. 16, No. 11), co-authors David W. Johnston and Paul P. McCain, awarded March 1996.