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Kenechukwu Ezekwem
Graduate Research Assistant
Email: kenechukwu.ezekwem@ndsu.edu

Kenechukwu Ezekwem is a Ph.D. Student at the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, NDSU. He received his M.S. in Construction Management from NDSU and his B.S. in Architecture from the University of Nigeria. His research interest is in the use of intelligent design processes for public transportation systems. During his Construction Management program, he served as a graduate assistant and worked on the integration of BIM and GIS technology for the development of sustainable infrastructure systems. He hopes to work on the transformation of current public transportation systems into smarter and more sustainable systems.


  • 2017-Present, Graduate Research Assistant, Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, NDSU
  • 2016-2017, Project Manager, Zerr Berg Architects, Inc., Fargo, ND 58102
  • 2014-2015, Graduate Research Assistant, Construction Management and Engineering Department, NDSU


  • M.S., Construction Management, North Dakota State University, 2016
  • B.S., Architecture, University of Nigeria, 2010

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