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Civil and Architectural Engineering

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Francois Jacobs

Associate Professor of Civil and Architectural Engineering - Construction Management

Room 3074, Engineering Building
University of Wyoming

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Department of Civil & Architectural Engineering

Dept. 3074
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
e-mail: fjacobs@uwyo.edu
Office Phone: 307.766.2392

Francois Jacobs

Education:

  • Ph.D. Education Human Resource Studies in Construction Management, Colorado State University
  • IMBA. Master of International Business Administration, University of Denver
  • BA. Business Administration, California Baptist University
  • AS. Agriculture Production, Glen College

Areas of Teaching:

  • Introduction to Construction Management
  • Plan Reading & Estimating
  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
  • Construction Safety Management
  • Construction Materials & Methods
  • Building Structures and Codes\
  • Construction Project Management
  • Advanced Estimating
  • Mechanical Systems for Buildings
  • Computer Based Capstone

Research Interest:

  • Construction Workforce Development
  • Business Dynamics in Family Owned Corporations
  • Integrated Teaching Platforms in Construction Education
  • Lean Construction

Professional Affiliations:

  • Higher Learning Commission (HLC), Accreditation Peer Reviewer, Chicago, IL.
  • American Council for Construction Education (ACCE), Accreditation Peer Reviewer, Irving, Texas.
  • American Association of Community College (AACC), Associate Member, Washington, DC.
  • Design Build Institute of America (DBIA), College Teaching Certificate.
  • National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB), Green Building Professional.
  • Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration (IICRC), Certificate in Insurance Restoration, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Selected Publications:

  • Patricia. A., Jacobs. F., “Revisiting Lean Construction Research Studies Based on the
    Topic of Operating Platform Transformation” Engineering Management Journal.
  • Avila. J, Jacobs F, Crosby R. “An Exploration of Family business Dynamics in the
    Restoration Industry.” The Journal of Cleaning, Restoration and Inspection
    June 2015. Volume 2, Issue 3 – Page 10-17.
  • Nguyen. T.H., Jacobs. F. “An Automated Sustainability Rating System for Building
    Designs.” ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering. Sept. 2015. ASCE-ISSN 1076-
    0431/04015001(10).
  • Nguyen. T.H., Jacobs. F. “Risk Assessment Study for Transportation projects in India.”
    International Journal of Application or Innovation in Engineering & Management.
    Volume 3, Issue 9. September 2014.
  • Nguyen. T.H., Barve. A., Jacobs F. T. “Critical Factors Affecting the Productivity of a BIM
    Based Design Team” Journal of the Associated Schools of Construction of South Africa,
    Volume 1, Number 2, November 2014.
Selected Conference Proceedings and Papers:

  • Francois Jacobs, Ph.D., Phil Martinez, MBA. “E-Portfolio Assessment Reporting and Improving the Learning Environment.” Global Conference on Teaching and Learning With Technology. Singapore.
  • Francois Jacobs Ph.D. “Teaching Construction Management in the Virtual Classroom.”
    Associated Schools of Construction Conference. April 2013. Washington DC,
    Pennsylvania.
  • Francois Jacobs Ph.D. “Integrated Course Assessment.” International Conference of Arts
    & Science Conference. Munich, Germany.
  • Francois Jacobs Ph.D. “Analysis of Lean Construction Research.” Associated Schools of
    Construction Conference. April 2011. Omaha, Nebraska.
  • Francois Jacobs IMBA, Farook Hamzeh Ph.D. “Open Forum as an Active Learning
    Method for Teaching Lean in Construction Schools.” Lean Educator Conference. May
    Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Daytona Beach.
  • Francois Jacobs IMBA. “International Management Models & Lessons for Education
    Leaders.” International Educator Conference. April 2010. Beaver Creek, Colorado.
  • Francois Jacobs IMBA. “Assessment of Lean Construction Research Schemas and its
    Relationship to the Toyota Production System Framework.” Associated Schools of
    Construction Conference. April 2010. Boston, Massachusetts.

 

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Civil & Architectural Engineering

EN 3074

Dept. 3295

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307)766-2390

Email: cae.info@uwyo.edu

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