Faculty members Edd Gibson and Mounir El Asmar and student David Ramsey, all with the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, won awards for Outstanding CII Instructor, CII Distinguished Professor and First Place Poster, respectively at the Construction Industry Institute annual conference held July 21–23 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The conference has a world-class reputation and is one of the showcase events of the industry.
This is the second time Edd Gibson, school director and professor, has received an outstanding instructor award from CII. In 1998, he was recognized for consistent excellence both as an instructor in CII Continuing Education Short Courses and as a developer of CII educational materials. This year he was recognized for his instruction process in Project Definition Rating Index tools and facilitator training which ensures successful implementation and continued use of PDRI tools.
El Asmar is an assistant professor in the Del E. Webb School of Construction within ASU’s School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment. He is the co-director of Sustainable Construction with the EPA National Center of Excellence on SMART Innovations, and also is a senior sustainability scientist with ASU’s Global Institute of Sustainability.
Ramsey, a doctoral student in Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering, presented the poster “Quantitative Performance Assessment of Single-Step and Two-Step Design-Build Procurement”. He works under the direction of El Asmar.