Carol C. Menassa is an Associate Professor and John L. Tishman Faculty Scholar in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan (U-M). Carol directs the Intelligent and Sustainable Civil Infrastructure Systems Laboratory at U-M. Her research focuses on understanding and modeling the interconnections between human experience and the built environment. Her research group designs autonomous systems that support the well-being, safety, and productivity of office and construction workers, and provides them opportunities for lifelong learning and upskilling. Carol has more than 120 peer-reviewed publications. Carol currently serves as a member of the Board of Governors of the ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) Construction Institute. She previously served as chair of the ASCE Construction Research Congress Executive Committee. Carol is an Associate Editor for the ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering and Assistant Specialty Editor for the ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. Carol is the recipient of the 2021 ASCE Arthur M. Wellington Prize, the 2021 ASCE Collingwood Prize, the 2017 ASCE Daniel Halpin Award, 2017 ASCE Alfred Noble Prize, 2017 Outstanding Early Career Researcher from Fiatech, 2015 CII Distinguished Professor Award, and 2014 NSF Career award. She also received several best paper awards.