Dean Papajohn

Associate Professor
of Practice

Full Curriculum Vitae (PDF)


  • PhD Candidate, Civil Engineering, Arizona State University, Expected 2018
  • MS, Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004
  • MA, English, Iowa State University, 1994
  • BS, Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985

Certifications and Professional Registrations

  • State of Arizona, Professional Engineer, License 43928
  • State of Illinois, Professional Engineer, License 062-046141
  • Design-Build Institute of America, Associate
  • Institute of Sustainable Infrastructure, Envision Specialist

Most Important Publications/Presentations in the Last Five Years

  • Alleman, Doug, Antoine, Arthur, Papajohn, Dean, and Molenaar, Keith Molenaar (In press). Desired versus realized benefits of alternative contracting methods on extreme value highway projects, Conference Proceedings from Resilient Structures and Sustainable Construction, ISEC Press.
  • Alleman, D., Papajohn, D., Gransberg, D., El Asmar, M., and Molenaar, K. (2016). An exploration of early work packaging in construction manager/general contractor highway projects. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2630, DOI 10.3141/2630-09.
  • Papajohn, D., Brinker, C., and El Asmar, M. (2016). Metaframework for assessment of sustainability ratings for buildings and infrastructure. Journal of Management in Engineering, 10.1061/(ASCE)ME.194-5479.0000478, 4016026.
  • Papajohn, D., El Asmar, M., and Brinker, C. (2016). Uncovering key criteria to assess sustainability rating systems for the built environment. Conference Proceedings of the Construction Research Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Papajohn, D., Cui, Q., and Bayraktar, M.E. (2011). Public private partnerships in U.S. transportation: A research overview and path forward. Journal of Management in Engineering. Jul 2011, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 126-135.

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