NDSU department chair helps organize international construction conference
Yong Bai, chair and professor of construction management and engineering at NDSU, was executive chair of the 2012 International Conference on Construction and Real Estate Management, known as 2012 ICCREM, in Kansas City Oct. 1-2.
More than 70 scholars from 10 countries attended the two-day conference. A total of 64 presentations were given during the meeting. In addition, 198 conference proceedings were published.
The conference was organized by NDSUs Department of Construction Management and Engineering along with Harbin Institute of Technology, University of Kansas, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Queensland University of Technology, University of Florida, Purdue University, University of Salford, University of the West of England, Florida International University and National University of Singapore. The Construction Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Modernization of Management Committee of the China Construction Industry Association were co-sponsors of the conference.
NDSU is recognized as one of the nation's top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.