Dr. Hastak has been involved with the construction industry for the past 30 years where he has conducted research, taught, and assisted industry in the area of construction engineering and management including scheduling, estimating, cost control, infrastructure management, risk management decision-making, warranties, construction safety, construction equipment, process improvement, modular construction, disaster risk reduction, and strategic planning.
Dr. Hastak has authored over 200 publications that relate to warranties, process improvement, project controls, capital rehabilitation planning, strategic planning, and decision-making based on his work. He has co-authored a widely used book on Infrastructure Planning, Engineering, and Economics published by McGraw-Hill (2006 and 2015).
Dr. Hastak offers expert witness services to attorneys representing both plaintiff and defendant. His services include case reviews, written reports, depositions, arbitrations, and trial testimony as needed.