Critical need exists in the United States and the world with regard to existing and new infrastructure. This presentation will provide an introduction to current and future construction practices and opportunities. Specific challenges in modern construction include sustainability and innovation.
Caroline M. Clevenger is a Professor and Director of Construction Engineering and Management in the Department of Civil Engineering at University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver). She has a Ph.D. and B.S. from Stanford University. She also earned a M.Arch and M.S. from the University of Pennsylvania. Caroline’s background includes extensive work as a professional engineer in sustainable design and construction. While studying for her doctorate, she served as a Visiting Fellow to the General Services Administration (GSA) 3D-4D BIM Program. More recently, she completed a Faculty Residency with Trimble with a focus on Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) technologies in construction. She is a Registered Architect and Licensed Engineer in the State of Colorado.