Cac M. Dao, Ph.D

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Dr. Dao has started his academic profession since 1981 when he graduated from Phu Tho Polytechnic University in South Vietnam. For two years, he served as assistant professor for the institution. He fled Vietnam by boat and arrived to the United States of America as a political refugee in 1992. He learned English and engineering then worked for the industries and government which include Paul-Kohler Consulting Structural Engineers, Pima Association of Government, Transportation Planning Division, Arizona Department of Transportation, and Raytheon Missile Systems in Tucson. After obtaining his doctorate degree in 2007, he has continued to serve as an adjunct faculty for the Department of Civil & Architectural Engineering & Mechanics (CAEM) of the University of Arizona. Since July 2017, he has served as the lead of the Civil Engineering program at the American University in Phnom Penh (AUPP) under University of Arizona Global Micro-Campus Network.


Cac M. Dao, Ph.D
Professor of Practice

Mailing address:
The University of Arizona
College of Engineering
Department of Civil & Architectural Engineering & Mechanics
Room 342
1209 E. Second Street
Tucson, AZ 85721

Phone: (520) 621-4114
Fax: (520) 621-2550