Dr. Amy Javernick-Will

Dr. Amy Javernick-Will is the Nicholas R. and Nancy D. Petry Professor in Construction Engineering and Management and Associate Chair for Graduate Education and Research of the Executive Committee of the Mortenson Center in Engineering for Developing Communities at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Dr. Javernick-Will has served as an investigator for RT-280, Methods for Dealing with Uncertainty, applying probabilistic controls in construction, and RT-326, Maximizing the Performance of Virtual Teams. She is currently a member of the CII Academic Committee.

Dr. Javernick-Will is committed to creating the industry’s leaders of the future by creating courses that incorporate the latest industry knowledge. She introduces new information and tools and has students apply the material through active, real world projects, problem sets and simulation exercises. At the undergraduate level, Dr. Javernick-Will has incorporated four CII research products consistently–RT-113 (Front End Planning), RT-155 (PDRI for General Building Projects), RT-191 (Lean Principles in Construction), and RT-280 (Methods for Dealing with Uncertainty). At the graduate level, Dr. Javernick-Will has implemented results from RT-201, Achieving Learning Organizations in the EPC Industry, and RT-170, Making Virtual Teams Work, with plans to add the RT-326 tool she helped author to the course material.

For these efforts and others, Dr. Javernick-Will is also the recipient of ASCE’s “New Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award”, Engineering News-Record’s “Top 20 under 40” award, the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences’ “Outstanding Advisor” award, the University of Colorado’s “Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor” award, and the CEAE Department’s “Young Researcher” award.