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Fei Dai
Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Patents


  • US 17/536,418. “Automatic Roller Path Tracking and Mapping for Pavement Compaction Using Infrared Thermography.” Patent application filed by WVU with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, November 2021.

Book Chapters


  • Fei Dai, and Ming Lu. (2011).  Applied Close-Range Photogrammetry in Construction, Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken, Germany. ISBN 978-3-8443-2286-6.

Journal Papers

2022:
  • Linjun Lu*, and Fei Dai. (2022). “Automated visual surveying of vehicle heights to help measure the risk of overheight collisions using deep learning and view geometry.”  Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ. DOI: doi.org/10.1111/mice.12842.
  • Linjun Lu*, and Fei Dai. (2022). “A unified normalization method for homography estimation using combined point and line correspondences.” Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 37(8): 1010-1026. John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ. DOI: doi.org/10.1111/mice.12788.
2021:
  • Mohammad Sujon*, and Fei Dai. (2021). “Application of weigh-in-motion technologies for pavement and bridge response monitoring: State-of-the-art review.” Automation in Construction, 130, 103844. Elsevier Science, New York, NY. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2021.103844.

  • Amrita Dutta*, Scott P. Breloff, Fei Dai, Erik W. Sinsel, Robert E. Carey, Christopher M. Warren, and John Z. Wu. (2021). “Application of data fusion via canonical polyadic decomposition in risk assessment of musculoskeletal disorders in construction: procedure and stability evaluation.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 147(8): 04021083. American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA. DOI: doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0002106.

  • Linjun Lu*, Fei Dai, and John P. Zaniewski. (2021). “Automatic roller path tracking and mapping for pavement compaction using infrared thermography.” Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 36(11): 1416-1434. John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ. DOI: doi.org/10.1111/mice.12683.

  • Linjun Lu*, Huafei Zhou, Yiqing Ni, and Fei Dai. (2021). “Output-only modal analysis for non-synchronous data using stochastic subspace identification.” Engineering Structures, 230, 111702. Elsevier Science, New York, NY. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2020.111702.

  • Zhenhua Zhu, Amrita Dutta*, and Fei Dai. (2021). “Exoskeletons for manual material handling – a review and implication for construction applications.” Automation in Construction, 122, 103493. Elsevier Science, New York, NY. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2020.103493

  • Mohammad Sujon*, and Fei Dai. (2021). “Social media mining for understanding traffic safety culture in Washington using Twitter data.” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 35(1): 04020059. American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA. DOI: doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000943.

  • Ren G. Dong, John Z. Wu, Fei Dai, and Scott P. Breloff. (2021). “An alternative method for analyzing walking slip potential on sloped surfaces.” Safety Science, 133, 105026. Elsevier Science, New York, NY. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2020.105026.

  • Fei Dai, Abiodun Olorunfemi*, Weibing Peng, Dongping Cao, and Xiaochun Luo. (2021). “Can mixed reality enhance safety communication on construction sites? An industry perspective.” Safety Science, 133, 105009. Elsevier Science, New York, NY. DOI:  doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2020.105009.

2020:
  • Weibing Peng, Zhiwen Tang, Dongze Wang, Xinjian Cao, Fei Dai, and Ertugrul Taciroglu. (2020). “A forensic investigation of the Xiaoshan ramp bridge collapse.” Engineering Structures, 224, 111203. Elsevier Science, New York, NY. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2020.111203

  • Jing Cao*, Xuan-hua Xu, Fei Dai, and Bin Pan. (2020) “An evolution model of risk preference influenced by extremists in large group emergency consensus process.” Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems, 39(5), 7733-7746. IOS Press, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. DOI: doi.org/10.3233/JIFS-201106.

  • Amrita Dutta*, Scott P. Breloff, Fei Dai, Erik W. Sinsel, Robert E. Carey, Christopher M. Warren, and John Z. Wu. (2020). “Fusing imperfect experimental data for risk assessment of musculoskeletal disorders in construction using canonical polyadic decomposition.” Automation in Construction, 119, 103322. Elsevier Science, New York, NY. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2020.103322.

  • Amrita Dutta*, Scott P. Breloff, Fei Dai, Erik W. Sinsel, Christopher M. Warren, Robert E. Carey, and John Z. Wu. (2020). “Effects of working posture and roof slope on activation of lower limb muscles during shingle installation.” Ergonomics, 63(9), 1182-1193. Taylor & Francis Group, London, UK. DOI: doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2020.1772378.

  • Scott P. Breloff, Robert E. Carey, Amrita Dutta*, Erik W. Sinsel, Christopher M. Warren, Fei Dai, and John Z. Wu. (2020). “Kneeling trunk kinematics during simulated sloped roof shingle installation.” International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 77, 102945. Elsevier Science, New York, NY. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.ergon.2020.102945.

  • Amrita Dutta*, Scott P. Breloff, Fei Dai, Erik W. Sinsel, Christopher M. Warren, and John Z. Wu. (2020). “Identifying potentially risky phases leading to knee musculoskeletal disorders during shingle installation operations.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 146(3), 04019118. American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA. DOI: doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001783. ( Selected as Editor's Choice)

2019:
  • Scott P. Breloff, Erik W. Sinsel, Amrita Dutta*, Robert E. Carey, Christopher M. Warren, Fei Dai, Xiaopeng Ning, and John Z. Wu. (2019). “Are knee savers and knee pads a viable intervention to reduce musculoskeletal disorder risk in residential roofers.” International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 74, 102868. Elsevier Science, New York, NY. DOI:  doi.org/10.1016/j.ergon.2019.102868.

  • Weibing Peng, Rouyu Ding, Wenyu Xu, Xiaobing Xu, Fei Dai, and Ertugrul Taciroglu. (2019). “A forensic analysis of the Florida International University pedestrian bridge collapse using incident video footages.” Engineering Structures, 200, 109732. Elsevier Science, New York, NY. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2019.109732.

  • Scott P. Breloff, Amrita Dutta*, Fei Dai, Erik W. Sinsel, Christopher M. Warren, Xiaopeng Ning, and John Z. Wu. (2019). “Assessing work-related risk factors for musculoskeletal knee disorders in construction roofing tasks.” Applied Ergonomics, 81, 102901. Elsevier Science, New York, NY. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2019.102901.

  • Xiaochun Luo, Heng Li, Hao Wang, Zezhou Wu, Fei Dai, and Dongping Cao. (2019). “Vision-based detection and visualization of dynamic workspaces.” Automation in Construction, 104, 1-13. Elsevier Science, New York, NY. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2019.04.001.

2018:
  • Xiaobing Xu, Jintao Wang, Jinxiao Wei, Ertugrul Taciroglu, Fei Dai, and Weibing Peng. (2018). “A forensic investigation of the Taihe arch bridge collapse.” Engineering Structures, 176, 881–891. Elsevier Science, New York, NY. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2018.09.011.

  • Xiaochun Luo, Heng Li, Dongping Cao, Fei Dai, JoonOh Seo, and SangHyun Lee. (2018). “Recognizing diverse construction activities in site images via relevance networks of construction related objects detected by convolutional neural networks.” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 32(3), 04018012. American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA. DOI:  doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000756. ( Best Paper Award)

  • Yoojung Yoon, and Fei Dai. (2018). “Development of a mapping table for the value determination of transportation research results.” Journal of Management in Engineering, 34(1), 04017043. American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA. DOI: doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000563.

2017:
  • LiYaning Tang, Yiming Zhang, Fei Dai, Yoojung Yoon, Yangqiu Song, and Radhey S. Sharma. (2017). “Social media data analytics for the U.S. construction industry: preliminary study on Twitter.” Journal of Management in Engineering, 33(6), 04017038. American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA. DOI: doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000554.

  • Di Wang, Jiayu Chen, Dong Zhao, Fei Dai, Changjian Zheng, and Xiaobing Wu. (2017). “Monitoring workers' attention and vigilance in construction activities through a wireless and wearable electroencephalography system.” Automation in Construction, 82, 122–137. Elsevier Science, New York, NY. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2017.02.001.

  • Di Wang*, Fei Dai, Xiaopeng Ning, Renguang G. Dong, and John Z. Wu. (2017). “Assessing work-related risk factors on low back disorders among roofing workers.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 143(7), 04017026. American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA. DOI: doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001320. ( Selected as Editor's Choice)
  • Luo, X., Li, H., Dai, F., Cao, D., Yang, X., and Guo, H. (2017). “Hierarchical Bayesian model of worker responses to proximity warnings of construction safety hazards: towards constant review of safety risk control measures.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 143(6), 04017006. American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA. DOI: doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001277.

  • Peng, W., Zhao, H., Dai, F., and Taciroglu, E. (2017). “Analytical method for overturning limit analysis of single-column pier bridges.” Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 31(4), 04017007. American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA. DOI: doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000999.

2016:
  • Dai, F., Yoon, Y., and GangaRao, H. (2016). “State of practice of construction site safety in the USA.” Frontiers of Engineering Management, 3(3), 275-282. Higher Education Press, Beijing, China. DOI: doi.org/10.15302/J-FEM-2016035.

  • Hu, B., Ning, X., Dai, F., and Almuhaidib, I. (2016). “The changes of lumbar muscle flexion relaxation phenomenon due to anteroposteriorly slanted ground surfaces.” Ergonomics, 59(9), 1251-1258. Taylor & Francis Group, London, UK. DOI: doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2015.1124146.

  • Madhuri Siddula*, Fei Dai, Yanfang Ye, and Jianping Fan. (2016). “Unsupervised feature learning for objects of interest detection in cluttered construction roof site images.” Procedia Engineering, 145, 428–435. Elsevier Science, New York, NY. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2016.04.010.

  • Madhuri Siddula*, Fei Dai, Yanfang Ye, and Jianping Fan. (2016). “Classifying construction site photos for roof detection: a machine-learning method towards automated measurement of safety performance on roof sites.” Construction Innovation, 16(3), 368-389. Invited paper for the Special Issue on: Innovations in Construction Health, Safety and Environmental Research. Emerald, Bingley, West Yorkshire, UK. DOI: doi.org/10.1108/CI-10-2015-0052.

2015:
  • Di Wang*, Fei Dai, and Xiaopeng Ning. (2015). “Risk assessment of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in construction: state of the art review.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 141(6), 04015008. American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA. DOI: doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000979.

  • Fei Dai, Man-Woo Park, Matthew Sandidge, and Ioannis Brilakis. (2015). “A vision-based method for on-road truck height measurement in proactive prevention of collision with overpasses and tunnels.” Automation in Construction, 50, 29-39. Elsevier Science, New York, NY. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2014.10.005.

  • Habib Fathi, Fei Dai, and Manolis Lourakis. (2015). “Automated as-built 3D reconstruction of civil infrastructure using computer vision: achievements, opportunities, and challenges.” Advanced Engineering Informatics, 29(2), 149-161. Elsevier Science, New York, NY. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.aei.2015.01.012.

  • Feng, Y.*, Dai, F., and Zhu, H.-H. (2015). “Evaluation of feature-and pixel-based methods for deflection measurements in temporary structure monitoring.” Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring, 5(5), 615-628. Springer, London, UK. DOI: doi.org/10.1007/s13349-015-0117-8.

  • Dai, F., and Zhu, Z. (2015). “Line segment grouping and linking: a key step toward automated photogrammetry for non-contact site surveying.” Special Issue on “Automation and Robotics in Construction and Civil Engineering”, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, 79(3), 371-384. Springer, London, UK. DOI: doi.org/10.1007/s10846-014-0119-5.

  • Zhou, J., Ning, X., Nimbarte, A., and Dai, F. (2015). “The assessment of material-handling strategies in dealing with sudden loading: the effect of uneven ground surface on trunk biomechanical responses.” Ergonomics, 58(2), 259-267. Taylor & Francis Group, London, UK. DOI: doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2014.965229.

  • Peng, W., Pan, R., and Dai, F. (2015). “Theoretic framework and finite element implementation on progressive collapse simulation of masonry arch bridge.” Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Volume 2015, Article ID 707269, Pages 1-12. Hindawi, New York, NY. DOI: doi.org/10.1155/2015/707269.

2014:
  • Fei Dai, Youyi Feng*, and Ryan Hough**. (2014). “Photogrammetric error sources and impacts on modeling and surveying in construction engineering applications.” Visualization in Engineering, 2(2), 1-14. Springer, London, UK. DOI: doi.org/10.1186/2213-7459-2-2.

2013:
  • Dai, F., and Lu, M. (2013). “Three-dimensional modeling of site elements by analytically processing image data contained in site photos.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 139(7), 881-894. Reston, VA: ASCE. DOI: doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000655.

  • Dai, F., Rashidi, A., Brilakis, I., and Vela, P. (2013). “Comparison of image-based and time-of-flight-based technologies for three-dimensional reconstruction of infrastructure.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 139(1), 69-79. Reston, VA: ASCE. DOI: doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000565.

  • Rashidi, A., Dai, F., Brilakis, I., and Vela, P. (2013). “Optimized selection of key frames for monocular videogrammetric surveying of civil infrastructure.” Advanced Engineering Informatics, 27(2), 270-282. Elsevier Science, New York, NY. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.aei.2013.01.002.

  • Dai, F., and Peng, W. (2013). “Reality capture in construction engineering applications using close-range photogrammetry.” Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 353-356, Advances in Civil and Industrial Engineering, 2795-2798. Switzerland: Trans Tech Publications. DOI: doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.353-356.2795.

  • Zou, S.Y., Hua, Y.J., and Dai, F. (2013). “An analytic solution to the settlement under the trapezoidal distribution of the strip load of the soft soil foundation.” Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 361-363, Sustainable Cities Development and Environment Protection, 1543-1546. Switzerland: Trans Tech Publications. DOI: doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.361-363.1543.

2012:
  • Brilakis, I., Dai, F., and Radopoulou, S.C. (2012). “Achievements and challenges in recognizing and reconstructing civil infrastructure.” Invited paper from article at the 15th Workshop on Theoretic Foundations of Computer Vision, Dagstuhl Seminar 11261 on Outdoor and Large‐Scale Real‐World Scene Analysis, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 7474, 151-176. Springer, London, UK. DOI: doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-34091-8_7.

2011:
  • Dai, F., Lu, M., and Kamat, V.R. (2011). “Analytical approach to augmenting site photos with 3D graphics of underground infrastructure in construction engineering applications.” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 25(1), 66-74. American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA. DOI: doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000072.

  • Dai, F., Dong, S., Kamat, V.R., and Lu, M. (2011). “Photogrammetry assisted measurement of interstory drift for rapid post-disaster building damage reconnaissance.” Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, 30(3), 201-212. Springer, London, UK. DOI: doi.org/10.1007/s10921-011-0108-6.

2010:
  • Dai, F., and Lu, M. (2010). “Assessing the accuracy of applying photogrammetry to take geometric measurements on building products.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 136(2), 242-250. American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA. DOI: doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000114.

2008:
  • Lu, M, Lam, H. C. and Dai, F. (2008). “Resource-constrained critical path analysis based on discrete event simulation and particle swarm optimization.” Automation in Construction, 17(6), 670-681. Elsevier Science, New York, NY. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2007.11.004.

2007:
  • Lu, M., Dai, F., and Chen, W. (2007). “Real-time decision support for planning concrete plant operations enabled by integrating vehicle tracking technology, simulation, and optimization algorithms.” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 34(8), 912-922. NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Canada. DOI: doi.org/10.1139/l07-029.

  • Ren, A.-Z., Dai, F., Peng, W.-B., and Xu, F. (2007). “Reuse mechanism of standard CAD drawing for short/medium span bridge.” Journal of Architecture and Civil Engineering, 24(3), 76-81. (In Chinese)

2006:
  • Peng, W.-B., Ren, A.-Z., Lu, J.-M., Dai, F., and Xu, F. (2006). “A drawing reuse model for the design of short and medium span bridges.” Journal of Highway and Transportation Research and Development, 23(6), 98-103. (In Chinese)

2005:
  • Dai, F., Ren, A.-Z., and Peng, W.-B. (2005). “Design and development on electronic bridge drawing database management system based on Asp.NET and Ado.NET technology.” Journal of Highway and Transportation Research and Development, 22(8), 126-129. (In Chinese)

  • Ren, A.-Z., Dai, F., and Gao, Z.-R. (2005). “Computer supported collaborative work in civil and building engineering.” Building Structure, 35(3), 78-80. (In Chinese)

Conference Papers

2022:
  • Amrita Dutta*, Scott P. Breloff, Fei Dai, Erik W. Sinsel, Christopher M. Warren, and John Z. Wu. (2022). “Automated phase identification in shingle installation operation using machine learning.” The 9th International Conference on Construction Engineering and Project Management (ICCEPM 2022), Jun. 20-23, 2022, Las Vegas, NV, USA.  

  • Aida da Silva*, Fei Dai and Zhenhua Zhu. (2022). “Tack coat inspection using unmanned aerial vehicle and deep learning.” The 9th International Conference on Construction Engineering and Project Management (ICCEPM 2022), Jun. 20-23, 2022, Las Vegas, NV, USA. 

  • Mohhammad Sujon*, and Fei Dai. (2022). “Machine learning-enabled automatic vehicle detection for virtual weigh-in-motion applications.” The 2022 ASCE Construction Research Congress (CRC 2022), pp. 967-976. March 9-12, 2022, Arlington, Virginia, USA.

  • Linjun Lu*, and Fei Dai. (2022). “Visual surveying of on-road vehicle height for over-height warning using deep learning and view geometry.” The 2022 ASCE Construction Research Congress (CRC 2022), pp. 947-955. March 9-12, 2022, Arlington, Virginia, USA.
2021:
  • Linjun Lu*, and Fei Dai. (2021). “A unified normalization method for point and line-based homography estimation.” Proceedings of the 2021 ASCE International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering (i3CE 2021),September 12-14, 2021, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • Amir H. Behzadan, Semiha Ergan, Fei Dai, Jing Du, and Reza Akhavian. (2021). “A review of research-to-practice drivers and barriers in visualization, information modeling, and simulation.” Proceedings of the 2021 ASCE International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering (i3CE 2021) . September 12-14, 2021, Orlando, Florida, USA.
2020:
  • Linjun Lu*, and Fei Dai. (2020). “A thermal-based technology for roller path tracking and mapping in pavement compaction operations.” Proceedings of the 2020 Winter Simulation Conference , pp. 2460- 2469, IEEE. December 14-18, 2020, Virtual Conference.
  • Mohhammad Sujon*,and Fei Dai. (2020). “Understanding traffic safety culture in Washington using Twitter mining.” The 2020 ASCE Construction Research Congress (CRC), pp. 201-209, March 8-10, 2020, Arizona State University (ASU), Tempe, Arizona, USA.
  • Amrita Dutta*, Scott P. Breloff, Fei Dai, Erik W. Sinsel, Christopher M. Warren, Robert E. Carey, and John Z. Wu. (2020). “Electromyography signal analysis of knee flexor and extensor muscles in potential knee musculoskeletal disorders during roofing.” The 2020 ASCE Construction Research Congress (CRC), pp. 129-139, March 8-10, 2020, Arizona State University (ASU), Tempe, Arizona, USA. (Best Paper Award for Health, Safety, & Workforce Track)
2019:
  • Huafei Zhou, Linjun Lu*, and Fei Dai. (2019). “Temperature-induced error analysis in long-term continuous monitoring of displacement with videogrammetry.” Proceedings of the 2019 Winter Simulation Conference, pp. 2986- 2991, IEEE. December 8-11, 2019, National Harbor, MD, USA.
  • Amrita Dutta*, Scott P. Breloff, Fei Dai, Erik W. Sinsel, Christopher M. Warren, and John Z. Wu. (2019). “Identifying a ranking method for assessing the potential risk of knee musculoskeletal disorders among roofers in shingle installation.” The 2019 ASCE International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering , pp. 445-453, June 17-19, 2019, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
2018:
  • Jing Cao*, Xuanhua Xu, Fei Dai, and Bingsheng Liu. (2018). “The impact analysis on group consensus for emergency decision-making of large-scale projects: An extreme risk preference perspective.” The 2018 International Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management , October 17 – 20, 2018, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, USA.
  • Liyaning Tang, Yiming Zhang, Fei Dai, Yoojung Yoon and Yangqiu Song. (2018). “What Construction Topics Do They Discuss in Social Media? A Case Study of Weibo in China.” The 2018 ASCE Construction Research Congress (CRC 2018), pp. 612-621, April 2-5, 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  • Abiodun Olorunfemi*, Fei Dai, Liyaning Tang and Yoojung Yoon. (2018). “Three-Dimensional Visual and Collaborative Environment for Jobsite Risk Communication.” The 2018 ASCE 2018 Construction Research Congress (CRC 2018), pp. 345-355, April 2-5, 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
2017:
  • Abiodun Olorunfemi*, Fei Dai and Weibing Peng. (2017). “Feasibility of Applying Mixed-Reality to Enhancing Safety Risk Communication in Construction Workplaces.” The 7th International Conference on Construction Engineering and Project Management (ICCEPM 2017), Oct. 28-30, 2017, Chengdu, China.
  • Fei Dai, and Yoojung Yoon. (2017). “Mapping Procedures for Value Determination of Transportation Research Results.” The 2017 International Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management , October 18 – 21, 2017, Huntsville, Alabama, USA.
  • Jiayu Chen, Fei Dai, and Zejun Chen. (2017). “Assessing Construction Workers' Vigilance Level through Wearable Electroencephalography System.” The 2017 Lean & Computing in Construction Congress (LC3), Jul. 4 – 12, 2017, Heraklion, Crete, Greece.
  • Feng, Y.*, Dai, F., and Zhao, J. (2017). “Comparing feature matching algorithms for measuring in-plane strains on civil infrastructures.” The 2017 Lean & Computing in Construction Congress (LC3), Jul. 4 – 12, 2017, Heraklion, Crete, Greece.
  • Liyaning Tang, Yiming Zhang, Fei Dai, Yoojung Yoon, and Yangqiu Song. (2017). “Sentiment analysis for the construction industry: a case study of Weibo in China.” The 2017 ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering (IWCCE 2017) , June 25 – 27, 2017, Seattle, WA, USA.
2016:
  • Liyaning Tang, Yiming Zhang, Fei Dai, Yoojung Yoon, Yangqiu Song, and Radhey S. Sharma. (2016). “Labor sentiment analysis for the construction industry: a case study of Twitter in the USA.” The 16th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality (ConVR2016) , December 12 – 13, 2016, Hong Kong, China.
  • Fei Dai, Yoojung Yoon, and Hota GangaRao. (2016). “State of practice of construction site safety in USA.” 2016 International Top-level Forum on Engineering Science and Technology Development Strategy, 228th China Engineering Science and Technology Forum, and 10th China Engineering Management Forum, August 20 – 21, 2016, Xi’an, China.
  • Ren, X., Zhu, Z., Germain, C., Belair, R., Chen, Z., and Dai, F. (2016). “Construction site information collection for dynamic site layout planning.” The 16th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE2016), Jul. 6 – 8, 2016, Osaka, Japan.
  • Madhuri Siddula*, Fei Dai, Yanfang Ye, and Jianping Fan. (2016). “Learning in unordered and static daily construction site photos for roof detection: a step toward automated safety performance monitoring for work on rooftops.” The 16th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE2016), Jul. 6 – 8, 2016, Osaka, Japan.
  • Feng, Y.*, Dai, F., and Zhao, J. (2016). “Comparing automated feature matching and tracking algorithms for measuring in-plane strains in civil infrastructure applications.” The 16th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE2016), Jul. 6 – 8, 2016, Osaka, Japan.
  • Ren, X., Zhu, Z., Chen, Z., and Dai, F. (2016). “Project related entities tracking on construction sites by particle filtering.” 2016 Construction Research Congress, May 31 – June 2, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA.
2015:
  • Hu, B., Ning, X., and Dai, F. (2015). “Effects of uneven ground surface on human balance.” Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, Oct. 26-30, vol. 59, no. 1, 1243-1247, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Wang, D.*, Hu, B., Dai, F., and Ning, X. (2015). “Sensor-based factorial experimental study on low back disorder risk factors among roofers.” The 5th International/11th Construction Specialty Conference, Jun. 8-10, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Lu, M., and Dai, F. (2015). “Introducing an alternative cost model for detailed construction estimating.” The 2015 AACE International Annual Meeting, Jun. 28-Jul. 1, Las Vegas, Nevada.
2014:
  • Feng, Y., Dai, F., and Zhu, H.-H. (2014). “Evaluation of feature detecting and matching algorithms for temporary structure monitoring.” The 5th International Forum on Opto-electronic Sensor-based Monitoring in Geo-engineering (5th OSMG-2014), 153-159, Oct. 12-14, Nanjing, China. (Best Paper Award)
  • Rogers, E.**, Dai, F., and Chen, H. L. (2014). “Feasibility of 3D imaging in non-contact quantification of constructed civil structural deflection.” The 2014 ASNT Structural Materials Technology for Highways and Bridges Conference, Aug. 25-27, Washington, D.C.
  • Feng, Y., and Dai, F. (2014). “Evaluation of stereo matching algorithms for temporary structure monitoring.” The 15th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering & 2014 International Conference on Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (ICCCBE-XV & 2014 CIB W078), Jun. 23-25, Orlando, FL.
  • Hough, R.**, and Dai, F. (2014). “Characterizing strategies of fixing full scale models in construction photogrammetric surveying.” The 15th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering & 2014 International Conference on Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (ICCCBE-XV & 2014 CIB W078), Jun. 23-25, Orlando, FL.
  • Peng, W., Dai, F., and Taciroglu, E. (2014). “Research on mechanism of overturning failure for single-column pier bridge.” The 15th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering & 2014 International Conference on Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (ICCCBE-XV & 2014 CIB W078), Jun. 23-25, Orlando, FL.
  • Rogers, E.**, and Dai, F. (2014). “Non-intrusive monitoring of civil and mechanical structural deflection: a 3D imaging approach.” The 2014 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR 2014), Apr. 3-5, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.
2013:
  • Dai, F., and Ning, X. (2013). “Remote sensing enabling technologies for assessment of construction worker's musculoskeletal disorder risks: a review and future extension.” The 30th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining, Aug. 11-15, Montreal, Canada.
  • Man-Woo Park, Fei Dai, Matthew Sandidge, and Ioannis Brilakis. (2013). “Vision-based approach for measuring on-road truck heights.” Creative Construction Conference 2013, July 6 - 9, 2013, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Dai, F., and Ning, X. (2013). “Identification of construction cumulative trauma disorders: a machine vision approach.” The 2013 ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, Jun. 23-25, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Dai, F., and Peng, W. (2013). “Reality capture in construction engineering application using close-range photogrammetry.” The 3rd/2013 International Conference on Civil Engineering, Architecture and Building Materials (CEABM 2013), May 25-26, Jinan, China.
  • Zou, S.Y., Hua, Y.J., and Dai, F. (2013). “An analytic solution to the settlement under the trapezoidal distribution of the strip load of the soft soil foundation.” The 3rd/2013 International Conference on Civil Engineering, Architecture and Building Materials (CEABM 2013), May 25-26, Jinan, China.
2012:
  • Rashidi, A., Dai, F., Brilakis, I., and Vela, P. (2012). “A novel approach for automated selection of key video frames for 3d reconstruction of civil infrastructure.” The 2012 ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, Jun. 17-20, Clearwater Beach, FL, USA.
  • Radopoulou, S.C., Sun, M., Dai, F., Brilakis, I., and Savarese, S. (2012). “Testing of depth-encoded Hough voting for infrastructure object detection.” The 2012 ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering , Jun. 17-20, Clearwater Beach, FL, USA.
  • Dai, F., Rashidi, A., Brilakis, I., and Vela, P. (2012). “Comparison of image-based and time-of-flight-based technologies for 3D reconstruction of infrastructure.” 2012 Construction Research Congress, ASCE. West Lafayette, IN, USA.
2011:
  • Dai, F., Rashidi, A., Brilakis, I., and Vela, P. (2011). “Generating the sparse point cloud of a civil infrastructure scene using a single video camera under practical constraints.” Winter Simulation Conference, 3593-3604, IEEE. Phoenix, AZ, USA.
  • Rashidi, A., Dai, F., Brilakis, I., and Vela, P. (2011). “Comparison of camera motion estimation methods for 3D reconstruction of infrastructure.” The 2011 ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, Jun. 19-22, Miami, FL, USA.
2010:
  • Dai, F., Dong, S., Kamat, V.R., and Lu, M. (2010). “Photogrammetry assisted rapid measurement of earthquake-induced building damage.”  The 10th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality (CONVR2010), Nov. 4-5, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan.
  • Dai, F., and Lu, M. (2010). “Evaluation of photogrammetry for monitoring settlement of building adjacent to foundation jobsite.”  International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering & The XVII EG-ICE Workshop on Intelligent Computing in Engineering (ICCCBE2010 & EG-ICE10), Jun. 30-Jul. 2, Nottingham, UK.
2009:
  • Dai, F., and Lu, M. (2009). “Analytical approach to augmenting site photos with 3D as-built bored pile models.” Winter Simulation Conference, 2691-2702, IEEE. Austin, Texas.
  • Zhu, H.-H., Fu, J.-P., and Dai, F. (2009). “Application of BP neural network in the prediction of consolidation coefficient.” Advances in Computational Tools for Engineering Applications, 2009 (ACTEA '09), International Conference of, 443-446. Jul. 15-17, Notre Dame University, Lebanon.
2008:
  • Dai, F., and Lu, M. (2008). “Photo-based 3D modeling of construction resources for visualization of operations simulation: case of modeling a precast facade.” Winter Simulation Conference, 2439-2446, IEEE. Miami, Florida.
  • Dai, F., and Lu, M. (2008). “Photogrammetry-based three-dimensional modeling of construction resources: error definition and measurement.” 12th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering & 2008 International Conference on Information Technology in Construction (ICCCBE-XII & INCITE 2008), Oct. 16-18, Beijing, China.
  • Lu, J.-M., Dai, F., Ren, A.-Z., and Cui, Y.-N. (2008). “Bridges drawing database management system in support of rapid drawings reuse.” 12th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering & 2008 International Conference on Information Technology in Construction (ICCCBE-XII & INCITE 2008), Oct. 16-18, Beijing, China.
2007:
  • Lu, M., Dai, F., and Lam, H.C. (2007). “Critical path scheduling under resource calendar constraints: float analysis and schedule optimization.” PMI College of Scheduling Conference, Apr. 15-18, Vancouver, Canada.
2005:
  • Peng, W.-B., Pan, G.-S., Dai, F., Ren, A.-Z., and Gao, Z.-R. (2005). “Digital city map of road network based on topological model and analysis.” 8th National Conference of Construction Information Technology and Multimedia Aided Engineering, 477-485, Jul. 27-31, Chengde, China. (In Chinese)
2004:
  • Shi, J.-Y., Dai, F., and Ren, A.-Z. (2004). “Performance-based fire safety analysis system for gymnasiums of 2008 Olympic Games.” 1st National Seismic Retrofitting Technology Symposium, 225-231, Nov. 17-19, Kunming, China. (In Chinese)

Theses and Dissertations


  • Dai, F. (2010). "Applied Photogrammetry for 3D Modeling, Quantity Surveying, and Augmented Reality in Construction." Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering,  The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China.

  • Dai, F. (2005). "Towards Standard CAD Drawing Management for Short/Medium Span Bridge." M.S. Thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. (in Chinese)