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J.R. Filanc Construction Engineering and Management Program

CCEE Department

College of Engineering


Thaís da C. L. Alves, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Graduate Advisor

talves @ mail . sdsu . edu

Office: ED 100

Alves specializes in construction management and project-based production systems. Her areas of interest include the application of lean production/construction concepts, principles, and tools to improve the performance of production systems and products in different stages of their life-cycle and supply chains; and how people learn from planning activities. For more than 15 years, she has been teaching, advising students, researching and collaborating with construction companies towards the dissemination and implementation of lean especially in the field of production planning and control at construction sites.


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TCLA 10/11/2017