About Me

Dr. Vartenie Aramali is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil & Construction Management at CSUN College of Engineering & Computer Science. Her research interests include earned value management systems; front-end planning for industry projects; use of group-based research methods with industry; engineering, procurement, and construction contracts; operational variations of the EPC project delivery approach to industrial and sustainable projects; proposal management; construction site safety; STEM education, and other advanced construction and project management topics. She is involved in two main research projects with an overall value of ~$4 million, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (led by her academic advisor, Dr. Edward Gibson),  and the U.S. Department of Education. She has contributed to training industry practitioners in both the public and private sectors through facilitated workshops. She has international industry experience in power and energy projects. She also collaborates with faculty to enhance their pedagogy in the engineering curriculum, focusing on HSI. She is the faculty lead of the faculty community of practice at www.ecs.csun.edu/sfs2. 

Dr. Aramali previously worked as a deputy proposal manager for a world-class EPC turnkey contractor for the engineering, procurement, and construction of large and complex multimillion-dollar projects in MENA. She has co-authored peer-reviewed journal and conference papers. She is an active reviewer who reviews the quality of research papers submitted to the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)'s Journal of Construction Engineering and Management and the Journal of Management in Engineering. 

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I am advocate for protecting the environment and safety on construction sites.

Great example of safety instructions from the field. Following the instructions is important.

A photo taken from the field at water intake. Protecting the environment is important.