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Skibniewski, Miroslaw J.

Skibniewski, Miroslaw J.

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Maryland Robotics Center
1176 Glenn L. Martin Hall


  • Ph.D. Carnegie-Mellon University, 1986
  • M.S. Carnegie-Mellon University, 1983
  • M.Eng. Warsaw University of Technology, 1981

Google Scholar citation datahttps://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Hf1deHcAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao 


  • Construction engineering and management
  • Automation and robotics for construction
  • Information technologies for project management 


  • ENCE 320 Introduction to Project Management (Spring semesters) 
  • ENCE 420 Selection and Utilization of Construction Equipment (Fall semesters)
  • ENCE 421 Legal Aspects of Engineering and Architecture (Spring semesters)
  • ENCE 622 Constructon Automation and Robotics (Fall semesters)  

Chen, Z.-S., Yang, L.-L., Chin, K.-S., Yang, Y., Pedrycz, W., Chang, J.-P., Martínez, L., Skibniewski, M.J.
Sustainable building material selection: An integrated multi-criteria large group decision making framework
(2021) Applied Soft Computing, 113, art. no. 107903. 
DOI: 10.1016/j.asoc.2021.107903

Hu, M., Skibniewski, M.
Green Building Construction Cost Surcharge: An Overview
(2021) ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, 27 (4), art. no. 04021034. 
DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)AE.1943-5568.0000506

Pan, Y., Zhang, L., Yan, Z., Lwin, M.O., Skibniewski, M.J.
Discovering optimal strategies for mitigating COVID-19 spread using machine learning: Experience from Asia
(2021) Sustainable Cities and Society, 75, art. no. 103254. 
DOI: 10.1016/j.scs.2021.103254

Khoso, A.R., Yusof, A.M., Chen, Z.-S., Wang, X.-J., Skibniewski, M.J., Memon, N.A.
Embedded remote group environment through modification in macbeth – an application of contractor’s selection in construction
(2021) Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, 27 (8), pp. 595-616. 
DOI: 10.3846/jcem.2021.15763

Ma, T., Wang, Z., Skibniewski, M.J., Ding, J., Wang, G., He, Q.
Investigating stewardship behavior in megaprojects: An exploratory analysis
(2021) Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 28 (9), pp. 2570-2591. 
DOI: 10.1108/ECAM-07-2020-0479

Khan, M., Khan, N., Skibniewski, M.J., Park, C.
Environmental particulate matter (Pm) exposure assessment of construction activities using low-cost pm sensor and latin hypercubic technique
(2021) Sustainability (Switzerland), 13 (14), art. no. 7797. 
DOI: 10.3390/su13147797

Besklubova, S., Skibniewski, M.J., Zhang, X.
Factors Affecting 3D Printing Technology Adaptation in Construction
(2021) ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 147 (5), art. no. 2034. 
DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0002034

Chen, Z.-S., Liu, X.-L., Chin, K.-S., Pedrycz, W., Tsui, K.-L., Skibniewski, M.J.
Online-review analysis based large-scale group decision-making for determining passenger demands and evaluating passenger satisfaction: Case study of high-speed rail system in China
(2021) Information Fusion, 69, pp. 22-39. 
DOI: 10.1016/j.inffus.2020.11.010

Cong, X., Ma, L., Wang, L., Šaparauskas, J., Górecki, J., Skibniewski, M.J.
The early warning system for determining the “not in My Back Yard” of heavy pollution projects based on public perception
(2021) Journal of Cleaner Production, 282, art. no. 125398. 
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.125398

Pan, Y., Zhang, L., Unwin, J., Skibniewski, M.J.
Discovering spatial-temporal patterns via complex networks in investigating COVID-19 pandemic in the United States
(2021) Sustainable Cities and Society, art. no. 103508. 
DOI: 10.1016/j.scs.2021.103508

Xiong, S.-H., Chen, Z.-S., Chiclana, F., Chin, K.-S., Skibniewski, M.J.
Proportional hesitant 2-tuple linguistic distance measurements and extended VIKOR method: Case study of evaluation and selection of green airport plans
(2021) International Journal of Intelligent Systems. 
DOI: 10.1002/int.22714

Khoso, A.R., Yusof, A.M., Chen, Z.-S., Skibniewski, M.J., Chin, K.-S., Khahro, S.H., Sohu, S.
Comprehensive analysis of state-of-the-art contractor selection models in construction environment-A critical review and future call
(2021) Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, art. no. 101137. 
DOI: 10.1016/j.seps.2021.101137

Huang, H.-T., Ping Tserng, H., Hou, R.-Y., Skibniewski, M.
Wireless sensor network-based monitoring of bridge pile foundations for detecting scouring depth
(2021) Journal of Marine Science and Technology (Taiwan), 29 (1), pp. 73-88. 
DOI: 10.51400/2709-6998.1005

Zhang, L., Pan, Y., Wu, X., Skibniewski, M.J.
Time Series Prediction
(2021) Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, 163, pp. 67-93. 
DOI: 10.1007/978-981-16-2842-9_4

Zhang, L., Pan, Y., Wu, X., Skibniewski, M.J.
Dynamic Bayesian Networks
(2021) Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, 163, pp. 125-146. 
DOI: 10.1007/978-981-16-2842-9_6

Zhang, L., Pan, Y., Wu, X., Skibniewski, M.J.
Fuzzy Modeling and Reasoning
(2021) Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, 163, pp. 41-66. 
DOI: 10.1007/978-981-16-2842-9_3

Zhang, L., Pan, Y., Wu, X., Skibniewski, M.J.
Information Fusion
(2021) Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, 163, pp. 95-124. 
DOI: 10.1007/978-981-16-2842-9_5

Zhang, L., Pan, Y., Wu, X., Skibniewski, M.J.
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
(2021) Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, 163, pp. 1-15. 
DOI: 10.1007/978-981-16-2842-9_1

Zhang, L., Pan, Y., Wu, X., Skibniewski, M.J.
Process Mining
(2021) Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, 163, pp. 147-172. 
DOI: 10.1007/978-981-16-2842-9_7

Zhang, L., Pan, Y., Wu, X., Skibniewski, M.J.
Agent-Based Simulation
(2021) Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, 163, pp. 173-199. 
DOI: 10.1007/978-981-16-2842-9_8

Zhang, L., Pan, Y., Wu, X., Skibniewski, M.J.
Computer Vision
(2021) Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, 163, pp. 231-256. 
DOI: 10.1007/978-981-16-2842-9_10

Zhang, L., Pan, Y., Wu, X., Skibniewski, M.J.
Knowledge Representation and Discovery
(2021) Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, 163, pp. 17-39. 
DOI: 10.1007/978-981-16-2842-9_2

Zhang, L., Pan, Y., Wu, X., Skibniewski, M.J.
Expert Systems
(2021) Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, 163, pp. 201-230. 
DOI: 10.1007/978-981-16-2842-9_9

Zhang, L., Pan, Y., Wu, X., Skibniewski, M.J.
Artificial Intelligence in Construction Engineering and Management: Conclusions and Future Directions
(2021) Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, 163, pp. 257-263. 
DOI: 10.1007/978-981-16-2842-9_11

CEE Master's Student Tracks COVID-19's Impact on Construction

Hala Alkhalouf's study flags supply chain disruptions, labor shortages as factors.

Project Management Symposium to Feature UMD Faculty, Students

UMD faculty members and students named among 55 featured speakers.

Dr. Skibniewski to Speak at Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Subject of the talk is "Engineering Creativity in Construction:The Past and the Future"

Khalifa University Names Skibniewski Engineering Dean

Civil engineering professor joins Khalifa University of Science Technology and Research August 1.

Dr. Mirosław Skibniewski to Present Keynote At PM-05 Conference in Crete

CEE’s Dr. Skibniewski is the keynote speaker at PM-05 Conference.

Dr. Miroslaw Skibniewski Honored with Doctorate in Lithuania

CEE’s Dr. Miroslaw Skibniewski awarded honorary doctorate by Vilnius Gediminas Technical University in Lithuania.

Skibniewski Receives Honorary Degree

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University awards CivE professor Doctor Honoris Causa.

CEE's Dr. Miroslaw Skibniewski Co-Authors Chapter in New Springer Handbook

Dr. Miroslaw Skibniewski writes about automated construction equipment in new book.

CEE's Dr. Miroslaw Skibniewski to Present Keynote Speech in Saudi Arabia

Dr. Miroslaw Skibniewski is the keynote speaker at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals.

Seven CEE Undergraduate Students Awarded ABC's Washington Metro Chapter

CEE Students honored with scholarships by ABC's Washington Metro Chapter.

CEE Professor Awarded Coveted National Title

Dr. Skibniewski named "Professor of Engineering Sciences" from President of Poland

Two new honors for Professor Miroslaw Skibniewski

Professor Miroslaw Skibniewski received two new honors

Skibniewski Elected to Russian Engineering Academy

Honor opens door to collaboration between U.S. and Russian engineers.

  • Presidential Young Investigator

  • Int'l Assoc. for Automation and Robotics in Construction
  • UK Royal Academy of Engineering
  • HKUST Jockey Club Institute for Advance Study
  • National Academy of Construction
  • Russian Academy of Engineering
  • Academy of Engineering in Poland
  • Honorary Doctorate VGTU