Giovanni C. Migliaccio joined the CM Faculty at UW in August 2010. He was previously an assistant professor with the Department of Civil Engineering of the University of New Mexico at Albuquerque. He holds a M.S. and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and a master-level degree from Politecnico di Bari in Italy.
Prior to moving to the U.S., he worked in Italy in the construction management of telecommunication projects under Nortel Networks and Nokia Networks. At UW, Giovanni has taught project management, construction materials and methods, utility system construction, introduction to construction, project scoping and risk management, construction firm management, and construction equipment management. Dr. Migliaccio has an established and diverse research portfolio.
His areas of specialization and research include: (1) innovative procurement, and delivery practices for infrastructure projects, (2) project management, (3) ergonomics and physiological demand of construction work, (4) sustainable asset management, and (5) continuous quality improvement and benchmarking of construction projects. His research uses a combination of methods, including qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis. He is active in various industry organizations, including the Transportation Research Board (TRB) and the Construction Industry Institute (CII). He is also a member of the editorial board of the ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, and the Project Delivery Methods and Native American Transportation Issues committees at TRB.