Carl Haas is the Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Construction and Management of Sustainable Infrastructure and a Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Waterloo. His areas of research, teaching and consulting are in advanced construction and transportation technology, sustainability and construction productivity.
Carl also serves on a number of editorial boards and professional committees for organizations such as the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada and the International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction (IAARC).
He is a member of the Canadian Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the ASCE. In 2019, he received the ASCE Computing in Civil Engineering Award as well as the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers (CSCE) Alan Russell Award. In 2017, he received the University of Waterloo Award o Excellence in Graduate Supervision. In 2015, he received the ASCE Peurifoy Construction Research Award, the premier international career award in construction research. In 2014, he received the CSCE Walter Shanly Award for outstanding contributions to the development and practice of construction engineering in Canada. In 2013, he was elected to the US National Academy of Construction.