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Dr. Krishna Kisi, P.E.

Assistant Professor


Ph.D. of EngineeringUniversity of Nebraska–Lincoln, Lincoln – 2015 Construction Engineering and Management major, Computer Science minor 

M.S. of Construction Management – University of Nevada, Las Vegas – 2010

B.S. of Civil Engineering – Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal – 2007

Diploma of Civil Engineering – Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal – 2001


Dr. Krishna Kisi received his doctoral degree in Engineering (Construction Engineering and Management) from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2015 and served as an assistant professor in two other institutions prior to Texas State University. He holds M.S. in Construction Management from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and B.S. in Civil Engineering from the Tribhuvan University in Nepal. Dr. Kisi is a registered professional engineer in the state of Texas and his work experience includes designing and supervising residential houses to managing commercial projects. Dr. Kisi’s papers are published in journals such as ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction. Dr. Kisi has taught over 16 different construction engineering and management courses. Dr. Kisi has provided Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) annual refresher training to surface miners at Connecticut and Rhode Island. He has been organizing free safety trainings that are funded by Susan Harwood Training Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. The safety trainings are available in English and Spanish.

Research Interests:

Construction Labor Productivity, AI and Human Performance, Safety in Construction and Mine Industries, STEM Education, AR/VR/MR applications, Smart Building/Cities, dispute resolution in engineering and construction.

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