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International Construction Innovations Conference

Executive Committee

Al-Khafaji Dr. Amir Al-Khafaji
Professor & Chairman
Dept. of Civil Engineering
& Construction
Bradley University
Peoria, Illinois USA
Hussain Gen Shujaat Hussain
National University of Science and Technology
Rawalpindi Cantt, Pakistan
Oberhelman Mr. Douglas Oberhelman
Group President Caterpillar, Inc.
Peoria, Illinois USA
Cinicioglu Dr. S. Feyza Cinicioglu
Professor & Chairman
Department of Civil Engineering Istanbul University Istanbul, Turkey
Williams Mr. Thomas Williams
President & CEO
Williams Brothers Construction, Inc.
Peoria, Illinois USA


Dr. Sami Rizkalla
Distinguished Professor
Civil Engineering & Construction NCSU Centennial Campus Raleigh, North Carolina USA

Barr Mr. Jim Barr President & CEO
River City Construction
East Peoria, Illinois USA
Olomolaiye Dr. Paul Olomolaiye
Professor & Dean School of Eng & The Built Environment Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Baum Mr. Wayne Baum
President & CEO
CORE Construction
Morton, Illinois USA

Dr. Wilson Barnes
Professor & Dean School of Architecture, Civil Engineering Technology & Construction Southern Polytechnic State University Marietta, Georgia USA

Engelbrecht Mr. William Engelbrecht
Vice President for Advancement
Bradley University
Peoria, Illinois USA
Beliveau Dr. Yvan Beliveau
Professor & Department Head Building Construction Virginia Tech Blacksburg, Virginia USA
Billotti Mr. Nicholas Billotti
President & CEO
Turner Construction - International LLC
New York, New York USA

Mr. Milton Sees
Director of Highways
Illinois Department of Transportation Springfield, Illinois, USA

Andolino Ms. Rosemarie Andolino
Executive Director
O'Hare Modernization Program
Chicago, Illinois USA
Docter Mr. Timothy Docter
Maclair Asphalt Co., Inc. Collinsville, Illinois USA
Cellini Mr. William Cellini
New Frontier Companies
Springfield, Illinois USA

Mr. Donald Lifton
Veritas Global, LLC
Information and Risk Consultants
Southfield, Michigan USA

Ardis Mr. Jim Ardis
City Hall
City of Peoria
Peoria, Illinois USA
Nassar Dr. Khaled Nassar
College of Engineering
University of Sharjah
United Arab Emirates
Risinger Mr. Dale Risinger
37th District
State of Illinois
Peoria, Illinois USA
Robinson Ms. Kim Robinson
President & CEO
Frontline Public Strategies Springfield, Illinois USA
Alshawl Dr. Mustafa Alshawi
Professor of Management & IT in Construction
Editor, International Construction Innovation Journal
University of Salford
Salford, United Kingdom
Rowland Ms. Neli Vazquez-Rowland
Be! Products, Inc. Chicago, Illinois USA
Wong Mr. Peter Wong
President & CEO
Peoria, Illinois USA
Skibiewski Miroslaw J. Skibniewski, Ph.D.
A. James Clark Endowed Chair Professor of Project Management
Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of Maryland
Editor-in-Chief, Construction Technologies & Engineering
An International Research Journal
Bou-Saab Mr. Jamil Bou-Saab
Vice President
Terra Engineering
Chicago, Illinois USA

Dr. Mumtaz Usmen
Professor & Chairman Civil & Environmental Engineering Wayne State University    Detroit, Michigan USA

Mahlab Mr. Ibrahim Mahlab
President & CEO
The Arab Contractors
Cairo, Egypt
Uwakweh Dr. Ben Uwakweh
Professor & Head Department of Construction Science University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio USA
Salah El-Din Dr. Omaima Salah El-Din
Housing & Building Research Center
Government of Egypt
Giza, Egypt

Dr. William Taylor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Michigan State University       East Lansing, Michigan  USA

  Mr. P.R. Swarup
General Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC) New Delhi, India
Rounds Dr. Jerald Rounds
Professor & AGC Endowed Chair Dept. Of Civil Engineering University of New Mexico Albuquerque, New Mexico USA

Mr. Christian Newkirk
President & CEO
Prestress Engineering Corporation
Prairie Grove, Illinois, USA

Sigov Mr. Jury Sigov
US Bureau Chief Business
People Magazine
Washington, D.C. USA
Dr. Alkhalili Dr. Abdl Hadi Alkhalili
Iraqi Cultural Attaché
Iraqi Embassy
Washington, DC, USA
Raaum Ms. Roxanne Raaum
GB International Consulting Dallas, Texas USA

Seshadri Guha
President & Chairman
Business Performance Consulting  Peoria, Illinois, USA


Mr. Sergio (Satch) Pecori
President & CEO
Hanson Professional Services   Springfield, Illinois , USA


Mr. Warren Knoles
Senior Vice President
Crawford, Murphy and Tilly
Springfield, Illinois, USA


Prof. Dr. Thomas Bock
LS fuer Baurealisierung und -informatik
TU Muenchen
Muenchen, Germany