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Associate Director, Graduate Research
Civil Environmental and Architectural Engineering Department

University of Colorado
Engineering Center Office Tower (ECOT) Room 512
428 UCB (mailing address)
Boulder CO 80309-0428


Dr. Javernick-Will is the Nicholas R. and Nancy D. Petry Professor in Construction Engineering and Management and serves as Associate Director for Graduate Research with Mortenson Center in Engineering for Developing Communities.  She has a BS and MS in Civil Engineering from the University of Colorado Boulder and PhD from Stanford University in Civil Engineering. She teaches classes on estimating, scheduling, and managing projects and organizations. Dr. Javernick-Will’s research investigates post-disaster reconstruction and recovery, sustainable water and sanitation systems, knowledge mobilization and networks, and engineering education.  Amy is the recipient of American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE)’s Daniel W. Halpin Award for Scholarship in Construction (2018) and  “New Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award”, Engineering News Record’s “Top 20 under 40” Award, and the College’s “Outstanding Advisor” award, among others. She is currently leading, or has led research projects on post-disaster recovery in India, Sri Lanka, Philippines and United States; and on WASH in India and Cambodia, in addition to serving as co-PI of the USAID Sustainable WASH Systems Learning Partnership, which includes Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda.