Keynote Speaker for ICCPM 2018



Keynote Speaker for ICCPM 2017

Prof. Lonny Simonian
California Polytechnic State University, USA

Lonny Simonian has over 25 years of professional experience in the electrical design and construction industry and has worked on several multibillion USD federally funded domestic projects, as well as numerous public and privately funded projects around the world. This has including extensive experience in project & construction management, project controls and administration, and design and construction engineering on several US government advanced technology projects. He holds a Master of Science in Engineering degree from University of California, Berkeley with an emphasis in Construction Engineering and Management, a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), and an Advanced Project Management Certificate from Stanford.

 Professor Simonian’s current appointment is as a Professor in the College of Architecture and Environmental Design (CAED) and graduate course instructor in the College of Engineering at Cal Poly. Professor Simonian is a licensed Professional Electrical Engineer in the State of California and a Project Management Institute certified Project Management Professional. Professor Simonian’s previous experience includes positions as an Engineering Group Supervisor at Bechtel National and Senior Project Manager for Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. His Cal Poly courses have included Building Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing Systems, Construction Contracts, Construction Project Administration, Principles of Construction Management, Project Controls, Management of the Construction Firm, Professional Practice for Construction Project Managers, and Integrated Project Delivery. Professor Simonian was a past recipient of a NSF/DOE fellowship, conducting Smart Grid research at UC Berkeley Lab on Energy Information System Dashboard Integrating Wireless Sensing Devices with Wired Metering and Controls. He is the principal or corresponding author of over three dozen peer-reviewed papers.

Prof. Masahisa Shinoda
Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Japan

Masahisa Shinoda is a professor at the Mathematics and Science Research Center of Academic Foundations Programs in Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Japan. He received his BS and MS degrees in physics from Osaka University in 1979 and 1981, respectively. He worked for Mitsubishi Electric Corporation from 1981 to 2015. He was a researcher and an engineer on optical engineering, and was in charge of developing DVD and Blu-ray equipment at Mitsubishi. He received his Dr. degree in optical engineering from Osaka Prefecture University in 2001. He was certified as Project Management Professional (PMP) by Project Management Institute (PMI) in 2007. Then, he moved to Kanazawa Institute of Technology (KIT) in 2015. His current research interests are educational engineering and project management. He is a member of The Japan Society of Applied Physics, The Optical Society of Japan, Japanese Society for Engineering Education, and Project Management Institute (USA). He is a senior member of The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (Japan).