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Somik Ghosh

PhD, LEED AP, Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt

COA Somik Ghosh

Assistant Professor, The Haskell & Irene Lemon Construction Science Division

 

(405) 325-3670
sghosh@ou.edu

 

College of Architecture
University of Oklahoma
830 Van Vleet Oval
Norman, OK 73019-6141

Credentials

 

Education

  • 2012: Doctor of Philosophy, Environmental Design and Planning, Building Construction focus, Virginia Tech
  • 2007: Master of Science in Construction Management, Michigan State University
  • 2005: Bachelor of Architecture, Jadavpur University (India)

 

Academic Appointments

  • Aug 2013-present: Assistant Professor, Construction Science Division, University of Oklahoma
  • Aug 2012-Aug 2013: Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering and Construction, Bradley University
  • Aug 2008-Jul 2011: Research Fellow, Myers Lawson School of Construction, Virginia Tech

 

Industry Experience

  • 2007-2008/2011-2012: Project Manager
    A.J.Damman Co., Troy, MI
    Managed multiple industrial projects from 'inception to completion'. Responsibilities included preparing conceptual estimates, schedules, and project controls.
  • 2009: Project Engineer
    The Dietze Construction Group (currently acquired by Suffolk Const.), Ashburn, VA
    Responsibilities included layout, daily safety walk, and schedule update for commercial projects. Also assisted with submittals and project closeout.
  • 2003: Trainee Architect
    Agrawal & Agrawal, Kolkata, India
    Prepared construction documents for high-end condominium projects. Also worked in the construction administration department supervising on site construction.

 

Certification/Membership/License

  • OSHA 10-Hour certification
  • LEED AP (BD+C)
  • Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt

 

Research Interests

  • Lean construction
  • Multidisciplinary collaboration
  • Occupatioinal safety
  • Resilience engineering

 

Recent Publications

  • Ghosh, S., and Dickerson, D. (2015). "Modified Interaction Process Analysis as a Macroergonomic Method of Analyzing Communication Patterns in Construction." IIE Transactions on Occupational Ergonomics and Human Factors, 3(1), 45-57.
  • Holliday, L. Pena, C., and Ghosh, S. (2015). “Flipping a Structures Class in a Construction Science Program.” Proceedings of 2015 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Portland, OR.
  • Ghosh, S., Langar, S., and Bhattacharjee, S. (2015). “A Cross Sectional Study of the Perceptions of Large Contractors towards Prevention through Design.” Proceedings of 51st Annual International Conference of Associated Schools of Construction, April 22‐25, College Station, TX.
  • Kang, I., Ghosh, S., and McCuen, T. (2015). “Performance of Design-Build Projects: Current State and Comparison between Project Characteristics.” Proceedings of 51st Annual International Conference of Associated Schools of Construction, April 22‐25, College Station, TX.
  • Reyes, M., Ghosh, S., Perrenoud, A., and Goldman, J. (2015). “Teaching Plan Reading to Construction Students: The Effect of Using Tablet Computers.” Proceedings of 51st Annual International Conference of Associated Schools of Construction, April 22‐25, College Station, TX.  
  • Ghosh, S. (2014). "Does Formal Daily Huddle Meetings Improve Safety Awareness?" International Journal of Construction Education and Research, 10(4), 285‐299.
  • Bhattacharjee, S., Mahfouz, T., and Ghosh, S. (2014). "Effects of Indoor Environmental Quality of Student Residence Halls on Occupants." Proceedings of 13th International Conference of Indoor Air Quality and Climate, July 7‐12, Hong Kong.
  • Ghosh, S., Bhattacharjee, S., Pishdad, P. B., and Ganapathy, R. (2014). "A Case Study to Examine Environmental Benefits of Lean Construction." Proceedings of International Group of Lean Construction (IGLC), June 23‐29, Oslo, Norway.
  • Robson, K. F. and Ghosh, S. (2014). "Lean Principles in the Design and Construction of the Empire State Building". Cambridge, UK: First National Conference on Construction History.
  • Ghosh, S., Pishdad-Bozorgi, P., and Bhattacharjee, S. (2014). "Intersection of Prevention through Design (PtD) and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)." Washington D.C.: Proceedings of 50th Annual International Conference of Associated Schools of Construction.
  • Bhattacharjee, S. and Ghosh, S. (2014). "Identifying Responsibilities of Interior Designers for Construction Workers’ Safety."  Washington D.C.: Proceedings of 50th Annual International Conference of Associated Schools of Construction.
  • Ghosh, S. and Robson, K. F. (2014). "Analyzing the Empire State Building Project from the Perspective of Lean Project Delivery System." Washington D.C.: Proceedings of 50th Annual International Conference of Associated Schools of Construction.
  • Bhattacharjee, S., Ghosh, S., Young-Corbett, D., and Fiori, C. (2013). Comparison of Industry Expectations and Student Perceptions of Knowledge and Skills Required for Construction Career Success. International Journal of Construction Education and Research, 9 (1), 19-38.
  • Ghosh, S. and Bhattacharjee, S. (2013) Acoustics and Noise Pollutions, Encyclopedia of School Health. Sage Publication, Thousand Oaks, CA, USA.
  • Bhattacharjee, S. and Ghosh, S. (2013) Aesthetic surroundings and Lighting Encyclopedia of School Health. Sage Publication, Thousand Oaks, CA, USA.
  • Ghosh, S. and Bhattacharjee, S. (2013). A Systematic Review of Research Papers on Construction Education and Research: 2000-2011. San Luis Obispo, CA: Proceedings of 49th Annual International Conference of Associated Schools of Construction.
  • Bhattacharjee, S. and Ghosh, S. (2013). Usefulness of Role-Playing Teaching in Construction Education: A Systematic Review. San Luis Obispo, CA: Proceedings of 49th Annual International Conference of Associated Schools of Construction.