Nicholas Tymvios, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Civil Engineering Technology & Construction Management
Office: 
Smith 235
Phone: 
704-687-5059
Fax: 
704-687-6577
Education: 
  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, September 2013
  • M.S. in Civil Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, December 2002
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, December 1999
Research: 
  • Construction Safety, Prevention through Design
  • Sustainability in Construction
  • Temporary Construction Structures
  • Highway Maintenance/Construction Zones
Other Professional Appointments: 
  • Instructor ‘CEM 342: Estimating II’, , School of Civil & Construction Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR,  Fall `09 & Fall `08
  • Research/Teaching Assistant, School of Civil & Construction Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, Sept `07 – June `13
  • Civil Engineer, Timvios Bros Ltd, Steel and Aluminum Construction Co., Limassol Cyprus, Feb. `04 – Sept. `07,
  • Civil Engineer, Lardis & Partners, Consulting Engineers, Limassol, Cyprus,  Feb. `03 – Jan. `04
  • Instructor ‘ENGR 106 ‘Software Tools for Engineers’ , Department of Freshman Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, Summer `00
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Freshman Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, Jan.` 00 – Dec. `02
  • Research Assistant, School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, June `01 – Sept. `02
Recent Publications: 
  • N. Tymvios, J. Gambatese. ‘Prevention Through Design (PtD) in Wood Design and Construction’, Wood Design Focus, Forest Products Society, Vol. 23, No.1, 31-37
  • J. Gambatese, N. Tymvios. ‘LEED Credits: How They Affect Construction Worker Safety’, Professional Safety, Journal of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) , Oct. 2012, Vol.57, No.10, 42-52.
  • J. Gambatese, N. Tymvios. ‘Project and Cost Impacts of Engineered Safety Solutions’ Modeling and Building Health and Safety, International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) W99, Singapore, Sept. 10-11, 2012.
  • N. Tymvios, J. Gambatese, D. Sillars (2012). ‘Designer, Contractor, and Owner Views on the Topic of Design for Construction Worker Safety.’ The 2012 Construction Research Congress (CRC), May 21-23, West Lafayette, IN.
  • D. Sillars, N. Tymvios (2011), ‘Construction Factors Affecting Success of Fish Passageways’, Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, January 23-27, Washington D.C.
  • D. Sillars, H. Moradkhani, N. Tymvios. ‘Field Investigation of Success Factors of Fish Passageways in Oregon’, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No 2170, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington DC, 2010, 9-17.
Honors & Awards: 
  • Magool Award, Spring 2003, Purdue University. Excellence in teaching award.
  • CASP Scholarship (Cyprus America Scholarship Program) 1996 – 1999. Four year scholarship