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Sadia Janjua, LEEP AP, PSP

Lecturer; Chief of Program & Project Controls and Virtual Design & Construction, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey


Sadia is the Chief of Program & Project Controls and Virtual Design & Construction for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. She has over 15 years experience in Program/Construction Management, specializing in Program/Project Controls disciplines of Planning & Scheduling, Cost Management, Risk Management, BIM and VDC, and Forensic Analysis. With extensive experience in the transportation and infrastructure industry, she sets the department's strategic direction, develops growth strategies for project controls, VDC, and digital transformation. Sadia is also responsible for leveraging big data and advanced analytics to improve the organization’s business. Ms. Janjua is responsible for helping to position Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to achieve its vision of transforming the construction experience while leading the organization’s Innovation and Strategy teams to fundamentally reinvent the future of construction in the digital age. Sadia has worked on all sides of the table including the owner, contractor, and construction manager, and across multiple firms and industries including Bechtel, McCarthy Building Companies, STV, New York MTA, and AECOM. Sadia is also an adjunct professor at Columbia University and Pratt Institute.

Sadia has a master's degree in Construction Administration from Columbia University and her bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from University of California at Berkeley. Ms. Janjua is a recognized leader in industry associations including CMAA, AACE International, PMI, and the Guild of Project Controls. She has presented several industry sessions and received multiple awards, such as the top Women in Construction award.

Sadia teaches Scheduling in Modern Construction. 


  • M.S., Columbia University
  • B.S., University of California Berkeley