Honorary Editor-in Chief of Journal of Construction Engineering, Management & Innovation Academic journal

David Arditi

Honorary Editor-in Chief, Journal of Construction Engineering, Management & Innovation

Dr. David Arditi is currently a Professor of Civil and Architectural Engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology. He has been with the faculty of IIT since 1981. He is the founder and Director of the Construction Engineering and Management Program. He also served as department chair for six years. He has over 40 years of international development and construction project management experience.

Professor Arditi holds a PhD degree from Loughborough University, UK. His area of expertise covers all aspects of construction project management, engineering, and support. In his 40-year academic career, he conducted several funded research projects sponsored by federal and state agencies. He supervised the research work of a large number of PhD and M.Sc. students from diverse countries. Many of his former PhD students serve as professors in their respective countries, while many of his former MS students occupy respectable positions in the industry all over the world. He also provided consulting services to several US firms and several local and international agencies.

Dr. Arditi and his research associates have published close to 300 research papers in refereed national and international journals and in peer-reviewed conference proceedings. He is currently serving on the editorial board of nine journals in the field of project management, and regularly reviews research proposals, papers, and books for several research agencies and publications.

Dr. Arditi is an active member of several professional societies including CMAA, ASCE, AACE, and PMI. He has been elected to CMAA’s College of Fellows. He has served over the years in many international, national, and regional committees and was on several organizing committees of national and international conferences. He delivered several invited lectures and keynote lectures at different venues. He is also the recipient of multiple awards.