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Borja García de Soto
Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: MSc University of California at Berkeley; PhD ETH Zurich
Research Areas: construction automation, artificial intelligence, lean construction, BIM
Borja García de Soto is an Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at New York University Abu Dhabi and holds an appointment with New York University, Tandon School of Engineering as Global Network Assistant Professor. Professor García de Soto is the director of the S.M.A.R.T. Construction Research Group at NYU Abu Dhabi.
With over ten years of professional experience in the construction industry and Professional Engineer (PE) licenses in California and Florida, Borja has international experience in multiple aspects of project management, including project cost estimating, risk management and control, delay analysis and forensic engineering.
Borja received his PhD from ETH Zurich. He also holds an MSc in Civil Engineering with a concentration in engineering and project management from the University of California at Berkeley, an MSc in Civil Engineering with a concentration in structural design from Florida International University (FIU), and a BSc in Civil Engineering (graduated cum laude) also from FIU.