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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Selected Research Projects
  • National Science Foundation (NSF): Mixed Reality Science and Technology Integration for the Architecture, Enigneering, and Construction Industry, August 2003-July 2008.
  • Construction Industry Institute: Design Practices to Facilitate Construction Automation, January 2001-September 2002, Subcontract.
  • National Cooperative Highway Research Program: Costs/Benefits of Constructability Reviews for State Transportation Agencies, August 2000-December 01, Co-PI.
  • Washington State Department of Transportation/Federal Highway Administration/Washington Asphalt Paving Association: Evaluation of Highway Reconstruction Practices-Comparison of Full Weekend Closure to Nighttime Closures, March 1997-April 1998, Co-PI.