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Seokyon Hwang, Ph.D. — Associate Professor

"I enjoy teaching and learning with students. I particularly love helping them with career development."

Degrees Held:

  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Department: Business

Career highlights:

I have taught various courses, including construction systems, materials, and methods, project management, planning and scheduling, cost analysis and estimating, and construction safety within the context of industrial, commercial, and residential construction. Prior to my academic career, I gained approximately six years of construction field experience as a project engineer/superintendent. My research interests are in probabilistic and statistical modeling of longitudinal data, computer simulation of process and system dynamics, use of sensor technologies and building information model (BIM), and organizational sustainability. I have published one book and more than 20 technical publications, conference papers, and reports in these areas of research.

  • In which online degree program do you teach?

    MBA in Construction Project Management

  • Which classes do you teach online?

    Construction Planning and Scheduling, Construction Project Management

  • Why did you start teaching?

    I enjoy teaching and learning with students. I particularly love helping them with career development.

  • What's the best advice that you ever received?

    Don't try to be a perfectionist.

  • What's the best advice that you could give your students?

    Sweat never lies.

  • What is the one book you think everyone should read?

    Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth by James Lovelock

  • What qualities make someone particularly successful in the area in which you teach?

    Diligence and resilience.

  • What do you think is the biggest challenge that people in the profession face today?

    Procrastination

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