Makarand (Mark) Hastak, Ph.D., P.E., CCP

Hastak Consulting Services
812 Warrick
West Lafayette , IN 47906
Office: 765-430-1981

Introduction

Dr. Hastak is the Professor and Head (2007-Present) of the Division of Construction Engineering and Management as well as Professor of Civil Engineering at Purdue University, USA. He has been involved with the construction industry for almost 30 years where he has conducted research, taught, and assisted industry in the area of construction engineering and management including manufactured housing, disaster risk reduction, infrastructure management, cost control, project management decision-making, risk management, and strategic planning. Dr. Hastak is a Professional Engineer (PE) and a Certified Cost Professional (CCP). He has authored and co-authored over 200 publications including journal papers, peer-reviewed conference papers, book chapters, and several other publications. Dr. Hastak has co-authored a widely used book on Infrastructure Planning, Engineering, and Economics through McGraw-Hill (2015, Second Edition). He has served on the Education Board of the Association for Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) for over twelve years (2004-2016). He edited two books for AACE, the 6th edition of the Skills and Knowledge of Cost Engineering (2015) and the 2nd Edition of the CCP Certification Study Guide published in spring 2016.


Areas of Expertise

  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction
  • Construction Safety
  • Education & Schools
  • Intellectual Property
  • Manufactured Homes
  • Patents
  • Professional Engineering
  • Risk Management
  • Scheduling Delay & Analysis
  • Trade Secrets

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: DEGREES
PhD 1994 Civil Engineering (CEM), Purdue University
MS 1991 Civil Engineering (CEM), University of Cincinnati
BE 1987 Civil Engineering, Nagpur University (India)

ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATES
1. Certificate 2015 Integrated Planning in Higher Education-Step I, II, and III, The Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) (Step III completed in January 2015).
2. Advanced Certificate 2014 Strategic Human Resource Management, 12-week Certificate Program, Cornell University (Completed in August 2014)
3. Certificate 2014 Financial Management, 12-week Certificate Program, Cornell University (Completed in April 2014)
4. Certificate 2014 Executive Leadership, 12-week Certificate Program, Cornell University (Completed in February 2014)

LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS
Professional Engineer (Civil), Indiana, 2011 (# PE11100350)
Certified Cost Professional (CCP), 1996 (# 1902)
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: National Consortium of Housing Research Centers (NCHRC)
2010–2012 Past-Chair of NCHRC
2008–2010 Chair of NCHRC
2006–2008 Secretary of NCHRC
2001–2012 Member, representing Purdue Housing Research Center

Global Leadership Forum for Construction Engineering and Management Programs
2010-Present ExCom Member, GLF-CEM
2014-2016 Past Chair, GLF-CEM.
2012 Forum Chair, GLF-CEM 2012, Purdue University.
2011 Forum Chair, GLF-CEM 2011, Purdue University.
2010-2013 Founding Chair, GLF-CEM.

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
2010-2012 Chair, ASCE 2012 Construction Research Congress, Purdue University.
2009-2015 Editor-in-Chief, ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering.
2008-Present Member (288614)
2007-Present Member, Construction Engineering Education Committee
1997-2001 Member, Computing in Construction (CIC)
1997-1998 Member, National Task Committee on Continuing Professional Development/Education in the Professional Practice Area of
ASCE
1994-Present Member, Construction Research Council (CRC)
1990-2008 Associate Member

The Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE International)
2007-2016 Editor-in-Chief, Skills and Knowledge of Cost Engineering, 6th Ed. and Certification Study Guide, 4th Ed.
2006-2016 Full Member, Academic Council
2004-2016 Full Member, Education Board
2004-2008 Member, Grant Funding Task Force
2003-2004 Contributing Member, Education Board
1990-Present Associate Member (03681)

Construction Industry Institute (CII)
2012–2014 Member, CII Project Team 307 – Mitigating Threats of Counterfeit Materials in the Capital Projects
2006-2008 Member, CII Project Team 241 – Maximizing the Value of Construction in Pre-Project Planning
2005-2016 Member, Academic Council
2004-2006 Member, CII Project Team 214 – Cost Schedule Tradeoff
2002-2004 Member, CII Project Team 193 – Radical Reduction in Project Cycle Time
2000-2007 Member, Globalization Committee
1998-2001 Member, CII Research Team 154 – Electronic Simulation in Construction
1994-1995 Research Associate, CII Research Team 112 – A Framework and Practices for Cost-Effective Engineering in Capital
Projects in the A/E/C Industry
1992-1993 Research Assistant, CII Research Team 90 – The Future Needs of the Construction Industry's Worldwide Customers
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: DEVELOPMENT AND TEACHING OF SHORT COURSES AND WORKSHOPS:
1. “Constructability and Modularization & Preassembly.” Construction Industry Institute (CII) Continuing Education Short Courses for
Project Management, Sponsored by the Construction Industry Cooperative Alliance (CICA), Clemson University, Clemson. September
18-23, 1994.
2. “Project Management.” Project Management Training to the Department of Aviation (DOA) Employees in preparation for the
Hartsfield Improvement Program (HIP-96) initiative, Department of Aviation (DOA), Hartsfield International Airport, Atlanta, Georgia (in
collaboration with colleagues), Atlanta, Georgia. 1995.
3. “Constructability.” Continuing Education Short Courses for Project Management. Fernald Environmental Restoration Management
Corporation (FERMCO) in cooperation with the Construction Industry Cooperative Alliance (CICA), Clemson University. Cincinnati,
Ohio. September 23, and September 30, 1995.
4. “Introduction to Factorized and Prefabricated Production in Construction Projects: Preassembly and Modularization.” Training
program for the delegation from the Ministry of Chemical Industry, P.R. China, US-CHINA Business Co., New York, New York. Nov. 7,
1995.
5. “Educational Training Module for Constructability, Value Engineering, and Inputs to Design,” part of the Continuing Education Short
Courses for Project Management, Georgia-Pacific Corporation in cooperation with the Construction Industry Cooperative Alliance
(CICA), Clemson University. Developed at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia in collaboration with colleagues. 1995.
6. “Educational Training Module for Constructability,” part of the Continuing Education Short Courses for Project Management, Fernald
Environmental Restoration Management Corporation (FERMCO) in cooperation with the Construction Industry Cooperative Alliance
(CICA), Clemson University. Developed at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia in collaboration with colleagues. 1995.
7. “Constructability.” Continuing Education Short Courses for Project Management, Georgia-Pacific Corporation in cooperation with the
Construction Industry Cooperative Alliance (CICA), Clemson University, Cedar Springs, Georgia. September 9, 1996.
8. “Introduction to Factorized and Prefabricated Production in Construction Projects: Preassembly and Modularization.” Training
program for the delegation from the Ministry of Chemical Industry, P.R. China, US-CHINA Business Co., New York, New York. Dec. 4,
1996.
9. “Probability, Statistics, & Optimization,” AACE International Certification training program for CCC and CCE, AACE International,
Metropolitan New York Section, New York. May 1, 1997.
10. “Engineering Economics,” NYU P.E. Certification training program, NYU, School of Continuing Education, New York. March 12, 1998.
11. “AACEI CCE/CCC (CCP since 2012) Certification Review Course” Organized by the Association for Advancement of Cost
Engineering International. (Las Vegas, June 2006; Nashville July 2007, Toronto June 2008, Seattle 2009, Atlanta 2010, Anaheim
2011, San Antonio 2012, Washington DC 2013, New Orleans 2014, Las Vegas 2015, Toronto 2016, Orlando 2017).
12. “Managing Construction Projects in Tennessee” Professional Education Seminar, Chattanooga, TN (Jan 2006), Nashville, TN (Feb
2006), Knoxville, TN (April 2006).
13. “Program/Project Management for Leadership Development.” Short course organized for the Leadership Development Program at
the Boeing Company by ProEd, College of Engineering, Purdue University, Palmdale, CA (Summer, 2006, Spring 2007).
14. “Construction Project Management Skills in Indiana” Professional education short course, Indianapolis, IN. Summer 2006.
15. “Construction Project Management Skills” Professional education short course for the US Customs and Border Protection,
Indianapolis, Dallas, and Laguna Niguel. Summer 2006.
16. “Construction Project Management Skills” Professional education short course for the US Naval Academy, Public Works, Annapolis,
Maryland. August 2006.
17. “Strategic Planning and Decision Making for Construction Executives.” Professional Education Short course organized by ProEd,
College of Engineering, Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN. October 2006.
18. “Construction Project Planning and Scheduling.” Professional Education Short course organized by ProEd, College of Engineering,
Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN. November 2006.
19. “Program/Project Management.” Short course organized for Butler International, Inc., by ProEd, College of Engineering, Purdue
University, West Lafayette, IN. October 2007.
20. “Skills and Knowledge of Cost Engineering” Organized by the Association for Advancement of Cost Engineering International for
Enbridge Inc., Edmonton, Canada. Jan 2008 and May 2010.
21. “Skills and Knowledge of Cost Engineering” Organized by the Association for Advancement of Cost Engineering International for
DoE, Washington, DC. April 2010.
22. “Introduction to Skills and Knowledge of Cost Engineering” Organized by the Association for Advancement of Cost Engineering
International for the Russian Section, Saint Petersburg, Russia. April 2013 and December 2013.
23. “Skills and Knowledge of Cost Engineering-Cost Planning” Organized by the Association for Advancement of Cost Engineering
International for the Russian Section, Saint Petersburg, Russia. December 2013.
24. “Skills and Knowledge of Cost Engineering” Organized by the Association for Advancement of Cost Engineering International for
Tasnee, Jubail, Saudi Arabia. February 2014.
25. “Project Costing and Financial Management.” Intensive Course for Master of Project Management (MPM) degree program, Abu
Dhabi University, UAE. Feb 8-19, 2015.
26. “Project Management Professionalism.” Intensive Course for Master of Project Management (MPM) degree program, Abu Dhabi
University, UAE. Jan 10-Feb 6, 2016.
27. “Profitability and Risk Management for Construction Companies (EPC Contractor’s Perspective).” Webinar, Larson & Tubro Institute
of Project Management, Vadodara, India, November 27, 2018.

INVITED LECTURES AND KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS
1. “Decision Support Methods in Project Management.” Invited Speaker at the 5th Annual Canadian Construction Research Forum,
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. October 5-6, 1998.
2. Invited Speaker, Forum on Emerging Trends in Construction Technology, Sponsored by Indiana Construction Roundtable,
Indianapolis, IN. January 23, 2002.
3. “Cost Effective Management & Maintenance of Urban Infrastructure” Invited Speaker at the National Institute of Construction
Management & Research (NICMAR), Pune, India, Oct 17, 2005.
4. “A Decision Support System for Infrastructure Rehabilitation Planning” Invited speaker at the International Infrastructure Management
Seminar, organized by the Korean Institute of Construction Technology (KICT), Seoul, Republic of Korea, Nov 28, 2005.
5. “Infrastructure Risk Management in Preparedness of Extreme Events.” Keynote Speaker at the ICCEM & ICCPM 2009, The 3rd
International Conference on Construction Engineering and Management, The 6th International Conference on Construction Project
Management, Global Convergence in Construction, Jeju, Korea, 27-31 May 2009.
6. “Post Disaster Housing – A U.S. Perspective.” Invited Speaker at the International Symposium on Wenchuan Earthquake
Reconstruction Efforts (ISWERE), Dujiangyan City, Sichuan Province, China, September 11-13, 2009
7. “Challenges in Infrastructure Management” Invited speaker at the International Infrastructure Asset Management Seminar, organized
by the Korean Institute of Construction Technology (KICT), Seoul, Republic of Korea, Nov 19, 2010.
8. “Impact Analysis of Natural Disasters on Critical Infrastructure, Associated Industries, and Communities.” Public Lecture, Hong Kong
Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, June 22, 2011.
9. “New Trends and Challenges in Civil Engineering.” Keynote Speaker at the 10th International Congress on Advances in Civil
Engineering, October 17-19, 2012, Ankara, Turkey.
10. “Sovereign Disaster Risk and Critical Infrastructure Management for Developing Countries.” Keynote Speaker at the 2nd International
Conference on Sustainable Built Environment (ICSBE 2012), December 14-16, 2012, Kandy, Sri Lanka.
11. “Risk Management and Profitability in Construction.” Invited Lecture organized by the Institute for Lean Construction Excellence
(ILCE) at IIT Delhi (Dec 13, 2012) and at the Chamber of Commerce, Mumbai, India (Dec 21, 2012).
12. “Construction Project Delivery Methods in the US.” Invited Speaker at the Department of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering
Pune, Pune, India (Dec 20, 2012).
13. “Effective Debris Management for a Resilient Community.” Keynote Speaker at the 7th International Structural Engineering and
Construction Conference (ISEC-7), June 18-23, 2013, Honolulu, Hawaii.
14. “Infrastructure & Resource Planning Perspective to Make Communities More Resilient to Natural Hazards.” Invited Lecture at
Guizhou Institute of Technology, Guizhou, China, July 15, 2013.
15. “Strategic Capacity Building for Making Communities more Resilient to Natural Hazards,” Invited Lecture at the Korean Institute of
Construction Technology (KICT), Seoul, Republic of Korea, July 23, 2013.
16. “Planning of Multiyear Optimal Rehabilitation Strategies for Infrastructure,” Invited Lecture at the Korean Institute of Construction
Technology (KICT), Seoul, Republic of Korea, July 23, 2013.
17. “Profitability and Risk in Construction,” Invited Lecture at Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, July 23, 2013.
18. “Strategic Capacity Building for Making Communities more Resilient to Natural Hazards.” Invited Speaker at the Stellenbosch
University, South Africa, May 7, 2014.
19. “Capacity Building and Resilience for Disaster Risk Reduction.” Invited Speaker at the Innovation in Construction Forum 2014,
University of Alberta, June 4-5, 2014, Edmonton, Canada.
20. "Ex-Ante Infrastructure Capacity Building for Improving Community Resilience to Natural Disasters." Keynote Speaker at the First
International Conference on Infrastructure Failures and Consequences (ICIFC), July 16-20, 2014, Melbourne, Australia
21. "Ex-Ante Infrastructure Capacity Building for Improving Community Resilience to Natural Disasters." Invited Speaker at the 3rd
National Symposium on Engineering Risk & Insurance Research, August 1-3, 2014, Yichang, China.
22. “A System of Systems Approach to Profitability Analysis of Construction Companies. Keynote Speaker at the 19th Intl Symposium
on the Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate (CRIOCM 2014), Nov 8-9, 2014, Chongqing, China.
23. "Optimal Capacity Building - A Post Disaster Recovery Perspective." Invited Speaker at the Indian Institute of Public Administration
(IIPA), Dec 15, 2014, New Delhi, India.
24. “Profitability Analysis of Construction Companies.” Invited Speaker at the RICS School of Built Environment, Amity University, Dec
16, 2014, New Delhi, India.
25. “Enhancing Post Disaster Recovery by Optimal Infrastructure Capacity Building.” Keynote Speaker at the Professional Engineers:
Challenges in Disaster Management Conference, Dec 18-19, 2014 at GITAM University campus, Visakhapatnam, India.
26. “An Approach towards Expediting Post Disaster Community Recovery.” Invited Speaker at the International Conference on Disaster
and Safety Management of Water Infrastructure for Safe Korea.” March 26, 2015, Daejon, South Korea.
27. “A Model for Profitability Analysis of a Construction Company.” Invited Speaker at the 2015 Global Leadership Forum for CEM
Programs (GLF-CEM 2015), June 5-7, 2015, Weimar, Germany.
28. “Optimal Capacity Needs for Community Resilience during Post Disaster Recovery.” Keynote Speaker at the Building Resilience
Conference.” July 15-17, 2015, Newcastle, Australia.
29. “Post Disaster Capacity Needs for Improving Community Resilience.” Keynote Speaker at CONSTRUCT15. July 28-31, 2015, Perth,
Australia.
30. “Emerging Careers in Engineering.” Invited Speaker, Education and Health International (EHI) Science, Technology, Engineering, and
Math (STEM) Symposium. New Delhi, India, November 22, 2015.
31. “Purdue Index for Construction (Pi-C): The need for Construction Performance Review and International Benchmarking.” Invited
Speaker, First International Construction Innovation Conference. The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, December 16, 2015.
32. “The Role of Infrastructure in Improving Resilience of Disaster Affected Communities.” Keynote Speaker, WBC 16, CIB World
Building Congress, Tampere, Finland, May 30-June 3, 2016.
33. “The Role of Infrastructure Capacity in Building Resilience for Disaster Affected Communities,” Keynote Speaker, 12th International
Conference of International Institute for Infrastructure Resilience and Reconstruction (IIIRR), Aug 5 - 7, 2016, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
34. “Improving Building Industry Resilience through Strain Capacity Analysis,” Keynote Speaker, BRANZ NSC: Building better homes,
towns, cities, 6th Building Resilience Conference, September 7-9, 2016, Auckland, New Zealand.
35. “Theory of an Intelligent Planning Unit (IPU) for the Complex Built Environment.” Keynote Speaker at the 21st International
Symposium on the Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate (CRIOCM 2016), Dec 14-16, 2016, Hong Kong.
36. "Role of Infrastructure in Mitigating Risk from Natural Hazards" Invited Speaker at the National Institute of Construction Management
& Research (NICMAR), Pune, India, July 25, 2017.
37. "Global Challenges in Infrastructure Management" Invited Speaker at the JSPM's Rajarshi Shahu College of Engineering at
Tathawade, Pune, India, July 26, 2017.
38. "Theory of an Intelligent Planning Unit (IPU) For Lean Construction of Complex Built Environment" Keynote Speaker at the Indian
Lean Construction Conference (ILCC 2017), IIT Madras, July 28-29, 2017.
39. "Intelligent Planning Units (IPUs) for Sustainable Design," Keynote Speaker at the 7th International Conference on Construction
Engineering and Project Management (ICCEPM2017), Chengdu, China, October 28-31, 2017.
40. "Globalization of Indian Higher Education – Drawing the Roadmap," Eminent Guest Speaker at the 2nd National Teachers’ Congress,
Pune, India, January 10-12, 2018.
41. "Intelligent Planning Units (IPUs) for Future Cities and Smart Construction," Keynote Speaker at the International Symposium on
Future Cities and Smart Construction, Chongqing, China, January 13, 2018.
42. “Intelligent Planning Units (IPUs) for the Complex Built Environment” Invited Speaker at the Stellenbosch University, South Africa,
May 16, 2018.

TEACHING ACTIVITIES
 Infrastructure Planning
 Risk Management in Construction
 Computer Applications in Construction
 Construction Operations Analysis
 Strategic Planning
 Project Costing and Financial Mgmt.
 Project Management Professionalism
 Cost Engineering (Including Scheduling, Estimating, cost control, safety, etc.)  Construction Plans and Estimates
 Construction Management
 Life Cycle Engineering & Management of Constructed Facilities
 Project Control & Life Cycle Execution of Constructed Facilities
 Measurements in Civil Engineering
 Construction Equipment
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 2
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Modular Construction/Trade Secret Misappropriation/Data Centers
Construction Safety
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 0%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 100%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 2
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: Jan 26, 2018 Deposition
Oct 31, 2018 Evidence Deposition
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 2
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Once - Evidence Deposition
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 2
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting
Reports
Expert Testimony
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Available upon request
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: Available upon request
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Available upon request
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Available upon request
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Negotiated on a project by project basis

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Dr Makarand (Mark) Hastak: Building Resilience Conference 2015 Keynote speech at the Building Resilience Conference 2015, Newcastle, Australia
Guest Lecture- Dr. Makarand (Mark) Hastak (Part-1) Guest Lecture at the RICS School of Built Environment, Amity University, India (2015)
Address by Guest of Honor Prof. Dr. Makarand Hastak 2nd National Teachers' Congress 2018 Guest of Honor lecture at the 2nd National Teachers' Congress 2018, Pune, India