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Zofia Rybkowski

Zofia K. Rybkowski, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Construction Science of the College of Architecture at Texas A&M University, and Holder of the Harold Adams Interdisciplinary Professorship for Construction Science; zrybkowski@tamu.edu

Dr. Rybkowski’s research experience includes Integrated Project Delivery, productivity analysis and lean construction, serious game and simulation development and testing, target value design, life cycle cost analysis, sustainable design and evidence-based design. She has extensive experience as a construction, architectural, and engineering researcher and consultant. She has consulted for firms in Boston, San Francisco, Tokyo and Hong Kong, and has offered Lean and Target Value Design workshops to such varied organizations as the Penrose/St. Francis Healthcare and Walt Disney Imagineering. Dr. Rybkowski holds degrees from Stanford, Brown, Harvard, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and the University of California, Berkeley. She earned her BS in biology from Stanford University, MS in biology from Brown University, MArch degree in architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and her MS and PhD in civil and environmental engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Rybkowski teaches Lean-IPD to advanced construction science students at Texas A&M University. She is a Fellow at the Center for Health Systems and Design and at the Institute for Applied Creativity, and is the recipient of the 2018 J.Thomas Regan Interdisciplinary Faculty Prize. She is a LEED AP.