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Skibniewski, Miroslaw J.

Skibniewski, Miroslaw J.

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Maryland Robotics Center
1188 Glenn L. Martin Hall


  • Ph.D. Carnegie-Mellon University, 1986
  • M.S. Carnegie-Mellon University, 1983
  • M.Eng. Politechnika Warszawska, 1981


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


  • 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 (Spring and Fall semesters) 

  1. Andrew McCarty, Miroslaw J. Skibniewski, The Impact of PMIS Training: Patterns of Benefit Realization in Project Management Information Systems Training, Journal of Engineering, Project, and Production Management, Volume 7, Issue 1, 2017, Pages 2-13.   https://search.proquest.com/docview/1863320817?accountid=14696
  2. Cheng Zhou, Lieyun Ding, Miroslaw J. Skibniewski, Hanbin Luo, Shuangnan Jiang, Characterizing time series of near-miss accidents in metro construction via complex network theory, Safety Science, Volume 98, 2017, Pages 145-158, ISSN 0925-7535, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2017.06.012.  (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925753517303697)
  3. Limao Zhang, Yanhua Huang, Xianguo Wu, Miroslaw J. Skibniewski, Risk-based estimate for operational safety in complex projects under uncertainty, Applied Soft Computing, Volume 54, 2017, Pages 108-120, ISSN 1568-4946, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asoc.2017.01.020. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1568494617300352)
  4. Limao Zhang, Lieyun Ding, Xianguo Wu, Miroslaw J. Skibniewski, An improved Dempster–Shafer approach to construction safety risk perception, Knowledge-Based Systems, Volume 132, 2017, Pages 30-46, ISSN 0950-7051, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.knosys.2017.06.014.  (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0950705117302885)
  5. Chengshuang Sun, Shaohua Jiang, Miroslaw J. Skibniewski, Qingpeng Man, Liyin Shen, A Literature review of the factors limiting the application of BIM in the construction industry, Technological and Economic Development of Economy, Volume 23, Issue 5, 2017, Pages 764-779, Print ISSN: 2029-4913, Online ISSN: 2029-4921 https://doi.org/10.3846/20294913.2015.1087071
  6. Yanhu Han, Miroslaw J. Skibniewski, Lufan Wang, A Market Equilibrium Supply Chain Model for Supporting Self-Manufacturing or Outsourcing Decisions in Prefabricated Construction, Sustainability, Volume 9, Issue 11, https://doi.org/10.3390/su9112069
  7. Xijun Yao, Hsi-Hsien Wei, Igal M. Shohet, Mirosław J. Skibniewski, Public-private partnership for earthquake mitigation involving retrofit and insurance, Technological and Economic Development of Economy, Volume 23, Issue 6, Pages 810-826, https://doi.org/10.3846/20294913.2015.1075443
  8. Qianqian Ju, Lieyun Ding, Miroslaw J. Skibniewski, Optimization strategies to eliminate interface conflicts in complex supply chains of construction projects, Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, Volume 23, Issue 6, 2017, Pages 712-726, Print ISSN: 1392-3730, Online ISSN: 1822-3605, Taylor & Francis, https://doi.org/10.3846/13923730.2016.1232305
  9. Jingfeng Yuan, Xiaodan Zheng, Jia You, Miroslaw J. Skibniewski, Identifying Critical Factors Influencing the Rents of Public Rental Housing Delivery by PPPs: The Case of Nanjing, Sustainability, Volume 9, Issue 3, https://doi.org/10.3390/su9030345
  10. Hakob Avetisyan, Miroslaw Skibniewski, Web-based construction equipment fleet management system: cost-effective global and local allocation, Frontiers of Engineering Management, Volume 4, Issue 1, 2017, Pages 76-83, ISSN 2095-7513, Higher Education Press, doi: 10.15302/J-FEM-2017012
  11. Hakob Avetisyan, Miroslaw Skibniewski, Mohammad Mozaffarpour, Analyzing sustainability of construction equipment in the state of California, Frontiers of Engineering Management, Volume 4, Issue 2, 2017, Pages 138-145, ISSN 2095-7513, Higher Education Press, doi: 10.15302/J-FEM-2017013
  12. Aurangzeb Z. Khan, Miroslaw Skibniewski, John H. Cable, Understanding Project Stakeholder Psychology: The Path to Effective Stakeholder Management and Engagement, PM World Journal, Volume VI, Issue IX, September 2017, Pages 1-17, https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/pmwj62-Sep2017-Khan-Skibniewski-Cable-understanding-project-stakeholder-pyschology-second-edition2.pdf
  13. Jaeoho Choi, Miroslaw Skibniewski, Young-Gyoo Shim, Economics of alternative water resources with an emphasis on aquifer storage and recovery, Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, Volume 18, Issue 1, doi: 10.2166/ws.2017.137, http://ws.iwaponline.com/content/early/2017/07/10/ws.2017.137
  14. Aurangzeb Z. Khan, Miroslaw J. Skibniewski, John H. Cable, Adversarial Project Stakeholders: Influencing Projects With Options, Proceedings, ISSN 2374-9377, UMD Project Management Symposium, May 2017, http://pmsymposium.umd.edu/pm2017/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2015/07/2017_PM_Symposium_Papers.pdf 
  15. Hakob Avetisyan, Miroslaw Skibniewski, Profit Maximization and Strategic Management for Construction Projects, Proceedings, ISSN 2374-9377, UMD Project Management Symposium, May 2017, http://pmsymposium.umd.edu/pm2017/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2015/07/2017_PM_Symposium_Papers.pdf

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.