Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor
Olin Engineering, 201
(414) 288-4531
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Research Interests

  • Organizational behavior in construction companies
  • Strategic planning
  • Information technology and its impact on construction productivity
  • Individual behavior and leadership
  • Virtual design and construction or building information modeling
  • Design-build project delivery
  • Implementing best practices on the Web

Professional Preparation

Ph.D., 1990, Construction Engineering and Management, University of Michigan

M.S., 1986, Construction Engineering and Management, University of Michigan

B.S., 1985, Civil Engineering Construction, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 

Selected Publications

Federle, Mark O.. "Starting a Construction Engineering and Management Program." American Society for Engineering Education. Atlanta, GA. United States. 2013.

Babcock, Karmyn and Federle, Mark O., “Project Specific Websites to Improve Communication on Jobsites,” Proceedings of Construction Congress VI: Building Together for a Better Tomorrow in an Increasingly Complex World, 2000.

Rowings, James E., Jr., Mark O. Federle, and Jennifer Rusk, "Design-Build Methods for the Electrical Contracting Industry,” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 126, 15. 2000.

Students studying in lab

Civil, Construction and Environmental

Civil and environmental engineers design and build the infrastructure of civilization: highway systems, airports, water treatment systems, waste treatment systems, buildings, bridges and cities themselves.

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