Professor and Chair, Ph.D. Advisor
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Daniel Castro-Lacouture, professor and the chair in the School of Building Construction at Georgia Tech. His current research centers on defining and implementing performance evaluation protocols for technology innovation in the built environment, such as sustainable construction materials and alternative sources of energy. He received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia, a Master of Science in Construction Management from The University of Reading, UK, and a Ph.D. in Construction Engineering and Management from Purdue University. He is a member of the International Green Builder Certification Board and the ACE Mentor Program of Atlanta Governing Board, a registered professional engineer, associate editor of Automation in Construction, and was chair of the 2014 ASCE Construction Research Congress. Castro-Lacouture has been co-recipient of the best paper award at two international conferences and has worked in project management in the public and private sectors.