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Christopher Cox

Christopher Cox

Assistant Professor

College of Engineering and Technology

Construction Management

Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.2157
Office: 227 Belk Building


Prior to joining the faculty of the Kimmel School Dr. Cox spent 38 years in the energy industry. During his career he held a variety of roles in engineering, corporate planning and strategy, mergers and acquisitions, production operations, and project management. He has lived in the Middle East (United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Kuwait), North Africa (Egypt and Tunisia), Australia, and several US locations (Alaska, Illinois, and Texas). In addition to these residential locations, he worked in many other countries. He is a licensed Professional Engineer and is a member of ASCE and ASEE.


  • Ph D, Texas A&M University
  • MBA, Alaska Pacific University
  • MS, University of Houston Main Campus

Teaching Interests

Project management, risk assessment and management, network analysis, leadership and financial methods for construction managers

Research Interests

Intangible risk assessment in projects and organizations, the implications of artificial intelligence and robotics on construction workforce training,

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