Vanessa Valentin


Phone: 505.277.0811
Fax: 505.277.1988

Physical Address

Room 3042
Centennial Engineering Center
Building # 112 on the UNM map

Mailing Address

MSC01 1070
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-1070

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Assistant Professor

Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

Curriculum Vitae


PhD, Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 2011

MS, Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 2007

BS, Civil Engineering, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, 2005


Dr. Valentin’s research interests are in the area of construction engineering and management, with an emphasis on sustainable construction and risk, asset and disaster management. In addition, she is interested in studying the applicability and improvement of analytical and modeling tools when solving decision-making problems and considering non-technical aspects in construction.

Teaching Interests

  • Principles of Construction
  • Construction Equipment and Methods
  • Construction Scheduling
  • Decision-Making in Civil Infrastructure Projects

Research Interests

  • Sustainable Construction
  • Non-technical Aspects in Engineering Decisions
  • Simulation, Modeling, and Decision-Making in Construction

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