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Carrie Sturts Dossick, PhD


Honorary Academic Advisor



Prof Carrie Sturts Dossick, PhD

College of Built Environments
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington, USA





Dr. Carrie Sturts Dossick is a Professor of Construction Management  and Associate Dean for Research in the College of Built Environments at the University of Washington in Seattle as well as the director of the Communication, Technology, and Organizational Practices Lab in the Center for Education and Research in Construction (CERC). Dr. Dossick has over two decades of research and teaching experience primarily focused on emerging collaboration methods and technologies such as Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), Building Information Modeling (BIM), Virtual Reality (VR), and Smart Building Technology. She is an active member of the National Institute of Building Sciences and currently serves as the co-Chair for the National BIM Standard Planning Committee.

Current research and teaching projects include Cybersecurity for Large Institutional owners, a Pankow funded project on Owner Decision-making and Project Delivery, The Core BIM Module for the National BIM Standard US, an Introduction to BIM for Construction Management Certificate with Skanska, a new online Certificate for digital fabrication workflows for concrete formwork with Turner Construction, and the IB Index with the University of Technology Sydney. Recent work includes BIM-based information exchange between design, construction and operations, BIM Standards and Processes for the Port of Seattle, the use of Virtual Reality for Facilities Management Training, and BIM workflows for Preconstruction Services. Recent Technical Publications. She has received funding from the National Science Foundation, U.S. Army, U.S. Department of Education, General Services Administration, Mechanical Contractors Association of Western Washington, Sound Transit, Skanska USA Building, Mortenson Company, University of Washington Royalty Research Fund, University of Washington Capital Projects and Facilities services.  Dr. Dossick holds a PhD in Civil Engineering from Columbia University, New York; MS and BS in Civil Engineering, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science; and a BA Pre-Engineering, Columbia College.  For more information or to contact Prof Dossick, visit https://research.be.uw.edu/people/carrie-dossick/

Profile created January 2022