Lingzi Wu, MSc, EIT

PhD Student

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Lingzi joined Dr. AbouRizk's research team in September 2017. Her current research involves simulation-based analytics for construction. Prior to that, Ms. Wu worked as a project coordinator at PCL Construction from 2013 to 2017. During these four years, she gained the first-hand experience working on several multi-billion dollar oil sands construction projects.

Lingzi graduated from Tianjin University with a dual degree in Civil Engineering and English in 2010. Ms. Wu further studied and obtained a Master's degree in Construction Engineering and Management from the University of Alberta in 2013. Ms. Wu loves the mountains and typically spends her weekends skiing or hiking. She is a certified ski instructor and an active member of CSIA (Canadian Ski Instructors' Alliance). She also enjoys oil painting and playing piano in her free time. Mostly, she loves her furry babies, Mammoet, Riceball, Kimi, and Gigi.


Wu L, Ali M, Pereira E, and AbouRizk S*. (2018). "Linear regression and agent-based modeling approach for market value prediction." Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Modelling and Applied Simulation [in press]. MAS 2018 Best Paper Award.