Bio

Dr. Zou is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering. He focuses on the design, control, and optimization of construction robots. His work aims to advance automation and intelligence in the construction and maintenance of civil infrastructures. Dr. Zou received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from New York University, his master’s degree in Advanced Infrastructure Systems from Carnegie Mellon University, and his bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Tongji University.

Research Interests

construction robotics, responsive environment, reinforcement learning, machine learning, virtual/augmented reality

Courses

CIVL 498A Machine Learning in Construction Management
CIVL 520 Construction Planning and Control

Awards & Recognitions

  • 2021, Outstanding Dissertation Award, New York University
  • 2018, Inaugural Class of Urban Doctoral Fellowship, New York University

Publications

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