- M.S., Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 2016
- B.A., Construction Engineering and Management, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2015
- SIGMA LAMBDA CHI Honor Society, 2014
Mr. Zhou is a member of Exponent's Construction Consulting practice with over six years of experience in interstate highway widening projects, paving operations, and transportation program management in the heavy civil construction industry. His advisory experience includes organizational assessments and implementation of programs to improve efficiency and transparency for construction companies. He has experience managing all aspects of a project from initiation through execution and project closeout.
Mr. Zhou's operations experience in construction management consists of project management, logistics & process improvement, quality control & assurance, schedule preparation and maintenance, change order management, project budget control, and dispute resolution. His preconstruction experience includes estimating, bidding, subcontractor selection, contract negotiation, contract management, and value engineering.
During his career, Mr. Zhou has gained a positive reputation for his resilience and problem-solving skills. Before joining Exponent, Mr. Zhou worked for one of the largest heavy civil contractors in the Mid-Atlantic region. He has filled roles as a field engineer, project engineer, estimator, and project manager while working on various projects valued from $4 million to $130 million.