Borja García de Soto is an Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) and holds an appointment with New York University, Tandon School of Engineering as Global Network Assistant Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering. Borja is also the director of the S.M.A.R.T. Construction Research Group at NYUAD. The goal of this research group is to generate high-impact scholarly work while ensuring a pragmatic viewpoint to guarantee a successful integration in the way we manage the planning, design, construction, and operation of the infrastructure and communities of the future.
With over ten years of professional experience in the construction industry and Professional Engineer (PE) licenses in California and Florida, Borja has international experience in multiple aspects of project management, including project cost estimating, risk management and control, delay analysis and forensic engineering.
Borja received his PhD from ETH Zurich. He also holds an MSc in Civil Engineering with a concentration in engineering and project management from UC-Berkeley, an MSc in Civil Engineering with a concentration in structural design from Florida International University (FIU), and a BSc in Civil Engineering (graduated cum laude) also from FIU.