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School of Civil and Construction Engineering
101 Kearney Hall
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331


 

Recent Publications

  Only publications in the last 3 years are shown; for additional publications, please see Dr. Gambatese’s CV
 

Prevention through Design (Design for Construction Safety)

1. Jin, Z., Gambatese, J., Liu, D., and Dharmapalan, V. (2019). “Using 4D BIM to Assess Construction Risks during the Design Phase.” Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, Emerald Insight, DOI: 10.1108/ECAM-09-2018-0379.

2. Tymvios, N. and Gambatese, J. (2019). “Benefit/Cost Model for Evaluating Prevention through Design (PtD) Solutions.” Proceedings of the CSCE 2019 Annual Conference, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE), Laval, Quebec, Canada, June 12-15, 2019.

3. AlOmari, K., Gambatese, J., Gerkey, D., and Al-bayati, A.J. (2019). “Analyzing Hazardous Interactions on Construction Jobsites Using Social Network Analysis.” Proceedings of the CSCE 2019 Annual Conference, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE), Laval, Quebec, Canada, June 12-15, 2019.

4. Karakhan, A., Gambatese, J., AlOmari, K., and Liu, D. (2018). “Consideration of Worker Safety in the Design Process: A Statistical-based Approach Using Analysis of Variance (ANOVA).” Proceedings of the Construction Research Congress 2018, ASCE, New Orleans, LA, April 2-4, 2018.

5. Ho, C., Lee, H.W., and Gambatese, J.A. (2018). “Improving Safety in Solar Energy System Installations through Prevention through Design.” Proceedings of the Construction Research Congress 2018, ASCE, New Orleans, LA, April 2-4, 2018.

6. Karakhan, A., Rajendran, S., and Gambatese, J. (2018). “Validation of Time-Safety Influence Curve Using Empirical Safety and Injury Data.” Proceedings of the Construction Research Congress 2018, ASCE, New Orleans, LA, April 2-4, 2018.

7. Gambatese, J.A., Gibb, A.G., Brace, C., and Tymvios, N. (2017). “Motivation for Prevention through Design: Experiential Perspectives and Practice.” Special collection on construction safety, Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, ASCE, 22(4), DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)SC.1943-5576.0000335. (Invited)

8. Gambatese, J.A., Toole, T.M., and Abowitz, D.A. (2017). “Owner Perceptions of Barriers to Prevention through Design Diffusion.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 143(7), DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001296.

9. Gambatese, J., Gibb, A., Bust, P., and Behm, M. (2017). “Expanding Prevention through Design (PtD) in Practice: Innovation, Change, and a Path Forward.” In Proceedings of the Joint CIB W099 and TG59 International Safety, Health, and People in Construction Conference, sponsored by Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) and Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT), Cape Town, South Africa, June 11-13, 2017.

10. Toole, T.M. and Gambatese, J. (2017). “Levels of Implementation of Prevention through Design in the United States.” In Proceedings of the Joint CIB W099 and TG59 International Safety, Health, and People in Construction Conference, sponsored by Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) and Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT), Cape Town, South Africa, June 11-13, 2017.

11. Gambatese, J., Nnaji, C., and Christianson, C.R. (2017). “Contracting for Prevention through Design (PtD): A Case Study.” In Proceedings of the Joint CIB W099 and TG59 International Safety, Health, and People in Construction Conference, sponsored by Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) and Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT), Cape Town, South Africa, June 11-13, 2017.

12. Toole, T.M., Gambatese, J.A., and Abowitz, D.A. (2016). “Owners’ Role in Facilitating Prevention through Design.” Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, ASCE, 143(1), DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)IE.1943-5541.0000295.

13. Tymvios, N. and Gambatese, J.A. (2016). “Direction for Generating Interest for Design for Construction Worker Safety – A Delphi Study.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 142(8), DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001134.

Work Zone Design and Safety

1. Nnaji, C., Gambatese, J., and Lee, H.W. (2018). “Work Zone Intrusion Technology to Reduce Injuries & Fatalities” Professional Safety, Journal of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), 63(4), 36-41, April 2018 (ASSE Doc. ID #ASSE-18-04-36).

2. Jin, Z. and Gambatese, J. (2018). “Temporary Construction Signage: Driver Preferences for Work Zone Safety.” Proceedings of the Construction Research Congress 2018, ASCE, New Orleans, LA, April 2-4, 2018.

3. Jafarnejad, A., Gambatese, J., and Nnaji, C. (2018). “Illumination and Visibility of Workers in Nighttime Highway Work Zones.” Proceedings of the Construction Research Congress 2018, ASCE, New Orleans, LA, April 2-4, 2018.

4. Zhang, F. and Gambatese, J.A. (2017). “Highway Construction Work-Zone Safety: Effectiveness of Traffic-Control Devices.” Special collection on construction safety, Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, ASCE, 22(4), DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)SC.1943-5576.0000327. (Invited)

5. Jafarnejad A., Gambatese, J., and Hernandez, S. (2017). “Influence of Truck-mounted Radar Speed Signs in Controlling Vehicle Speed for Mobile Maintenance Operations: Oregon Case Study.” Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., No. 2617, pg. 19-26, DOI: 10.3141/2617-03.

6. Gambatese, J. and Zhang, F. (2016). “Impact of Advisory Signs on Vehicle Speeds in Highway Nighttime Paving Project Work Zones.” Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., No. 2555, pp. 65-71, DOI: 10.3141/2555-08.

7. Zhang, F. and Gambatese, J.A. (2016). “Impacts of Construction Work Zone Equipment and Operations on Vehicle Speeds.” In Proceedings of the 2016 Construction Research Congress, ASCE, San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 31 – June 2, 2016.

Construction Safety

1. Azeez, M., Gambatese, J., and Liu, D. (2019). “Comparison of Job Cognitive and Physical Demands in Different Industries for Implications on Safety Outcomes.” In Proceedings of the CSCE 2019 Annual Conference, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE), Laval, Quebec, Canada, June 12-15, 2019.

2. Karakhan, A., Rajendran, S., Gambatese, J., and Nnaji, C. (2018). “Measuring and Evaluating Safety Maturity of Construction Contractors: Multicriteria Decision-Making Approach." Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 144(7), 04018054.

3. Karakhan, A. and Gambatese, J. (2018). “Hazards and Risk in Construction and the Impact of Incentives and Rewards on Safety Outcomes.” Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, ASCE, 23(2), 04018005.

4. Alexander, D., Hallowell, M., and Gambatese, J. (2017). “Precursors of Construction Fatalities II: Predictive Modeling and Empirical Validation.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 143(7), DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001297.

5. Alexander, D., Hallowell, M., and Gambatese, J. (2017). “Precursors of Construction Fatalities I: Iterative Experiment to Test the Predictive Validity of Human Judgment.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 143(7), DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001304.

6. Jeelani, I., Albert, A., and Gambatese, J.A. (2016). “Why Do Construction Hazards Remain Unrecognized at the Work Interface?” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 143(5), DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001274.

7. Karakhan, A., Gambatese, J., and Rajendran, S. (2016). “Application of Choosing by Advantages Decision-making System to Select Fall Protection Measures.” International Group for Lean Construction (IGLC) 24th Annual Conference, Boston, MA, July 20-22, 2016.

8. Nnaji, C. and Gambatese, J.A. (2016). “Worker Distraction Impacts on Safety and Work Quality: An Energy Component.” In Proceedings of the 2016 Construction Research Congress, ASCE, San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 31 – June 2, 2016.

9. AlOmari, K. and Gambatese, J.A. (2016). “Degrees of Connectivity Impact on Construction Worker Safety.” In Proceedings of the 2016 Construction Research Congress, ASCE, San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 31 – June 2, 2016.

10. Vahed, A.M., Gambatese, J.A., and Hendricks, M.T. (2016). “Perceptions of the Influence of Personal and Demographic Factors on Safety Performance of Field Employees.” In Proceedings of the 2016 Construction Research Congress, ASCE, San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 31 – June 2, 2016.

Construction Safety Risk

1. AlOmari, K., Gambatese, J., and Tymvios, N. (2018). “Risk Perception Comparison among Construction Safety Professionals: Delphi Perspective.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 144(12), 04018107.

2. Azeez, M. and Gambatese, J. (2018). “Using the Risk Target Concept to Investigate Construction Workers’ Potential Biases in Assigning/Assuming Safety Risk.” Proceedings of the Construction Research Congress 2018, ASCE, New Orleans, LA, April 2-4, 2018.

3. Hallowell, M.R., Alexander, D., and Gambatese, J.A. (2017). “Energy-based Safety Risk Assessment: Does Magnitude and Intensity of Energy Predict Injury Severity?” Construction Management and Economics, Routledge, 35(1-2), 64-77, DOI: 10.1080/01446193.2016.1274418.

4. Gambatese, J. and AlOmari, K. (2016). “Degrees of connectivity: Systems model for upstream risk assessment and mitigation.” Special Issue on Systems Thinking in Construction, Accident Analysis & Prevention, Elsevier, 93, 251-259, DOI: 10.1016/j.aap.2015.12.020.

Construction Safety Training

1. Liu, D., Gambatese, J., and Jin, Z. (2018). “Construction Safety Training Methods and Effectiveness for Non-Native Workers.” In Proceedings of the Joint CIB W099 and TG59 International Safety, Health, and People in Construction Conference, International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB), Salvador, Brazil, Aug. 1-3, 2018.

2. Liu, D. and Gambatese, J. (2018). “Student Education and Training Needs for Safety in Roadway Engineering Field Work.” Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, ASCE, 144(4), 04018012, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EI.1943- 5541.0000394.

Construction Industrialization

1. Liu, D. and Gambatese, J. (2018). “Energy Consumption by Construction Workers for On-site Activities.” Proceedings of the Construction Research Congress 2018, ASCE, New Orleans, LA, April 2-4, 2018.

Resilience in Construction

1. Fischer, E.C., Gambatese, J., and Shephard, A.B. (2019). “Holistic Approach to Resilience of Steel-frame Construction in Fire.” Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, ASCE, 24(4), 04019020.

2. Azeez, M. and Gambatese, J. (2018). “Applications of Resilience Systems in Construction Safety.” Proceedings of the Construction Research Congress 2018, ASCE, New Orleans, LA, April 2-4, 2018.

Sustainability and Safety

1. Karakhan, A.A. and Gambatese, J.A. (2017). “Safety Innovation and Integration in High-Performance Designs: Benefits, Motivations, and Obstacles.” Special collection on construction safety, Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, ASCE, 22(4), DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)SC.1943-5576.0000338. (Invited)

2. Karakhan, A.A. and Gambatese, J.A. (2017). “Integrating Worker Health and Safety into Sustainable Design and Construction: Designer and Constructor Perspectives.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 143(9), DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001379.

3. Karakhan, A. and Gambatese, J. (2017). “Identification, Quantification, and Classification of Potential Safety Risk for Sustainable Construction in the United States.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 143(7), DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001302.

Lean Design/Construction and Safety

1. Gambatese, J.A., Pestana, C., and Lee, H.W. (2016). “Alignment between Lean Principles and Practices and Worker Safety Behavior.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 143(1), DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001209.

2. Pestana, C. and Gambatese, J. (2016). “Lean Practices and Safety Performance.” In Proceedings of the 2016 Construction Research Congress, ASCE, San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 31 – June 2, 2016.

Construction Innovation and Technology

1. Nnaji, C., Gambatese, J., and Karakhan, A. (2018). “Predictors of Safety Technology Adoption in Construction.” In Proceedings of the Joint CIB W099 and TG59 International Safety, Health, and People in Construction Conference, International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB), Salvador, Brazil, Aug. 1-3, 2018.

2. Nnaji, C., Gambatese, J.A., and Eseonu, C. (2018). “Theoretical Framework for Improving the Adoption of Safety Technology in the Construction Industry.” Proceedings of the Construction Research Congress 2018, ASCE, New Orleans, LA, April 2-4, 2018.

3. Lee, H.W., Harapanahalli, B.A., Nnaji, C., Kim, J., and Gambatese, J. (2018). “Feasibility of Using QR Codes in Highway Construction Document Management.” Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., June 2018, DOI: 10.1177/0361198118776133.

4. Nnaji, C., Lee, H.W., Karakhan, A., and Gambatese, J. (2018). “Developing a Decision-Making Framework to Select Safety Technologies for Highway Construction.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 144(4), 04018016.

5. Nnaji, C., Gambatese, J., Awolusi, I., and Oyeyipo, O. (2017). “Construction Safety Innovation Awareness and Adoption in Nigeria: A Mixed Method Approach.” In Proceedings of the Joint CIB W099 and TG59 International Safety, Health, and People in Construction Conference, sponsored by Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) and Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT), Cape Town, South Africa, June 11-13, 2017.

Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Laser Scanning

1. Jin, Z. and Gambatese, J. (2019). “BIM for Temporary Structures: Development of a Revit API Plug-in for Concrete Formwork.” In Proceedings of the CSCE 2019 Annual Conference, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE), Laval, Quebec, Canada, June 12-15, 2019.

2. Jin, Z., Gambatese, J., Liu, D., and Dharmapalan, V. (2018). “Risk Assessment in Four-Dimensional Building Information Modeling for Multistory Buildings.” In Proceedings of the Joint CIB W099 and TG59 International Safety, Health, and People in Construction Conference, International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB), Salvador, Brazil, Aug. 1-3, 2018.

3. AlOmari, K., Gambatese, J., and Anderson, J. (2017). “Opportunities for Using Building Information Modeling to Improve Worker Safety Performance.” Safety, Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), Basel, Switzerland, 3(7), DOI: 10.3390/safety3010007.

4. AlOmari, K., Gambatese, J., and Olsen, M.J. (2016). “Role of BIM and 3D Laser Scanning on Jobsites from the Perspective of Construction Project Management Personnel.” In Proceedings of the 2016 Construction Research Congress, ASCE, San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 31 – June 2, 2016.

Construction Management

1. Azeez, M., Gambatese, J., and Hernandez, S. (2019). “What Do Construction Workers Really Want? A Study about Representation, Importance, and Perception of US Occupational Rewards.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 145(7), 04019040.

2. Zhang, F. and Gambatese, J. (2019). “Introducing the Concept of Foundational Attributes of Construction Projects.” In Proceedings of the CSCE 2019 Annual Conference, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE), Laval, Quebec, Canada, June 12-15, 2019.

Construction Research

1. AlOmari, K., Gambatese, J., and Al-bayati, A.J. (2019). “Exponential Random Graph Modeling: A Promising Tool for Construction Safety Research.” In Proceedings of the CSCE 2019 Annual Conference, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE), Laval, Quebec, Canada, June 12-15, 2019.