CII Outstanding Graduate Research Assistant

Award Criteria

  • The graduate research assistant has made an important contribution to research that has the potential to significantly improve the construction industry.
  • The award is for work on CII research completed in the award year, by a team that has submitted all products to CII.
  • The graduate research assistant’s excellence is recognized by the research team members, CII staff, and knowledgeable membership. The staff will coordinate team input with research team chairs.
  • The graduate research assistant has worked to ensure the quality, completeness, and timeliness of the team’s research report.
  • The graduate research assistant has actively and regularly participated in team meetings and initiatives, and has supported or performed team tasks.


Phil Barutha (2018)

Iowa State University

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Michael W. Ibrahim
University of Wisconsin-Madison


Dillon Alexander
University of Colorado Boulder


Wesley A. Collins
Arizona State University


Eric Marks
Georgia Institute of Technology