Makarand Hastak

Professor of Civil Engineering and Head of Construction Engineering and Management

Purdue University

Lyles School of Civil Engineering

550 Stadium Mall Drive

West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
Phone (765) 494-0641
Fax (765) 494-0644
Office HAMP 1223
Ph.D., Purdue University, 1994
M.S., University of Cincinnati, 1991
B.E., Nagpur University, India, 1987
Specialty Group(s)
Research Interests
Decision support systems and construction process improvement, risk assessment and strategic planning infrastructure management, international construction project cost control, construction operations analysis, simulation life cycle assessment of composite materials in construction.
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Selected Research Projects
  • NSF/US-India Joint Workshop on Urban Housing and Supporting Infrastructure, August 2005-July 2006, Co-PI
  • CII/Cost Schedule Tradeoff, March 2004-December 2006.
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Manufactured Housing Production Process Planning and Facility Design, September 2002-August 2005.
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Housing Research Agenda Workshop, August 2003-July 2004, Co-PI.
  • CII/Achieving Radical Reduction in Project Cycle Time, March 2002-December 2004.
  • JTRP/Constructibility, Maintainability, and Operability of FRP Bridge Deck Panels, November 2002-October 2004, Co-PI:D.W. Halpin