Parinaz Jafari, MSc

PhD Student

Thesis Project:

Social Networks for Examining Change Management Processes


Parinaz Jafari is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Civil Engineering with a focus on Construction Management at the Hole School of Construction Engineering at the University of Alberta. She received her B.Sc. degree in Civil Engineering and her M.Sc. degree in Structural Engineering in 2011 and 2015, respectively. Her research interests include dynamic data-driven simulation, data mining, data analytics, and decision support systems.


Jafari P, Mohamed E, Ali M, Siu MF, AbouRizk S, Jewkes L, and Wales R. (2018). "Reaction time optimization based on sensor data-driven simulation for snow removal projects." Construction Research Congress 2018, 482-491.

Mohamed E*, Jafari P, Siu MF, and AbouRizk S. (2017). "Data-driven simulation-based model for roadway operation and maintenance projects." Proceedings of the 2017 Winter Simulation Conference, 3323-3334.