Dr. I-Tung Yang

Department of Construction Engineering

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology

Associate Professor



2002  Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Michigan, USA

1999  M.S., Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, USA

1996  M.S., Construction Engineering and Management, University of Michigan, USA


  1. Journal papers published in 2005-2012 are shown below
  2. Yang, I-Tung and Hsieh, Y.H. (2012). "Reliability-based design optimization with cooperation between support vector machine and particle swarm optimization." Engineering with Computers, in press.
  3. Yang, I-Tung, Wang, W.C., and Yang, T.I. (2012). “Automatic repair of inconsistent pairwise weighting matrices in Analytic Hierarchy Process.” Automation in Construction, in press.
  4. Yang, I-Tung, Hsieh, Y.M., and Gong, L.O. (2012). “A parallel computing platform for multiobjective simulation optimization of bridge maintenance planning.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, in press.
  5. Lee, H.Y., Yang, I-Tung, and Lin, Y.C. (2012). “Laying out the occupant flows in public buildings for operating efficiency.” Building and Environment, 51, 231-242.
  6. Yang, I-Tung and Hsieh, Y.H. (2011). "Reliability-based design optimization with discrete design variables and non-smooth performance functions: AB-PSO algorithm." Automation in Construction, 20(5), pp. 610-619.
  7. Yang, I-Tung (2011). "Stochastic time-cost tradeoff analysis: A distribution-free approach with focus on correlation and stochastic dominance." Automation in Construction, 20(7), pp. 916-926.
  8. Yang, I-Tung and Chou, J.S. (2011). "Multiobjective optimization for manpower assignment in consulting engineering firms." Applied Soft Computing, 11(1), pp. 1183-1190.
  9. Hsie, M., Chang, C.J., Yang, I-Tung, Huang, C.Y. (2009). "Resource-constrained scheduling for continuous repetitive projects with time-based production units." Automation in Construction, 18(7), 942-949.
  10. Chou, J.S., Yang, I-Tung, and Chong, W. K. (2009). "Probabilistic simulation for developing likelihood distribution of engineering project cost." Automation in Construction, 18(5), 570-577.
  11. Yang, I-Tung (2008). "Risk modeling of dependence among project task durations." Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 22(6), pp. 419-429.
  12. Yang, I-Tung (2008). "Distribution-free Monte Carlo simulation: Premise and refinement." Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 134(3), pp. 352-360.
  13. Yang, I-Tung (2008). "Utility-based decision support system for schedule optimization." Decision Support Systems, 44(3), pp. 595-605.
  14. Yang, I-Tung (2007). "Using elitist particle swarm optimization to facilitate bicriterion time-cost trade-off analysis." Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 133(7), pp. 498-505.
  15. Yang, I-Tung (2006). "Using Gaussian copula to simulate repetitive projects." Construction Management and Economics, 24(9), pp. 899-900.
  16. Yang, I-Tung and Chang, C.Y. (2005). "Stochastic resource-constrained scheduling for repetitive construction projects with uncertain supply of resources and funding." International Journal of Project Management, 23(7), pp. 546-553.
  17. Yang, I-Tung (2005). "Chance-constrained time-cost tradeoff analysis considering funding variability." Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 131(9), pp. 1002-1012.
  18. Yang, I-Tung (2005). "Impact of budget uncertainty on project time-cost tradeoff." IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, IEEE, 52(2), pp.167-174.
  19. Yang, I-Tung (2005). "Simulation-based estimation for correlated cost elements." International Journal of Project Management, 23(4), pp 275-282.