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Mounir El Asmar

SUM/WTR Faculty Research
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 3005
Senior Sustainability Scientist
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 3005
SUM/WTR Faculty Research
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 3005

Dr. El Asmar is a faculty member with the Del E. Webb School of Construction at Arizona State University (ASU), and the Co-Director of the National Center of Excellence on SMART Innovations, housed at ASU’s School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment. His research activities have focused on evaluating the performance of sustainable construction and innovative project delivery methods.

Dr. El Asmar has presented his research in several venues, most notably at the annual Transportation Research Board meetings, the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction, and the Construction Research Congress. His work is published in several ASCE journals and has been recognized by organizations including ASCE, CII, and DBIA.

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Research Interests

Alternative Project Dlivery Systems: Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), Design-Build

Sustainable Building Performance

Building Information Modeling 

Cost Engineering


Research Activity
  • Parrish,Kristen*, El Asmar,Mounir, Grau Torrent,David. P3: Producing Native American PhDs and Professors in Engineering. NSF-ENG-EEC(1/1/2016 - 12/31/2018).
  • El Asmar,Mounir*. First Solar - Probabilistic Risk Assessments. FIRST SOLAR, INC(6/30/2015 - 6/30/2017).
  • El Asmar,Mounir*. Public Private Partnerships in the US Transportation Sector (UTCP YR2). UNIV OF MARYLAND(2/20/2015 - 9/30/2017).
  • El Asmar,Mounir*, Sullivan,Kenneth T. Market Entry Decision-Making Process (Phase 2): Detailed Methodology. New Horizons Foundation(1/30/2015 - 12/30/2016).
  • El Asmar,Mounir*, Sullivan,Kenneth T. New Horizons Foundation Optimal Market Analysis and Assessment. New Horizons Foundation(6/15/2014 - 2/28/2015).
  • El Asmar,Mounir*, Chasey,Allan Dee. Quantifying and Benchmarking the Delivery Performance of US Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) Transportation Projects. UNIV OF MARYLAND(1/1/2014 - 12/31/2015).
  • El Asmar,Mounir*, Gibson,Edd. An Empirical Study of Resource Expenditure Efficiency Impact of Single-Step (Turnkey) Design-Build. (1/2/2013 - 4/30/2014).