Amy Javernick-Will
Associate Professor, Nicholas R. and Nancy D. Petry Professor in Construction Engineering and Management

Department: Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering
Education: B.S., University of Colorado Boulder (1999), M.S., University of Colorado Boulder (2001), Ph.D., Stanford University (2009)
Teaching: AREN 4506 Pre-construction Estimating and Scheduling; CVEN 5346 Managing Engineering and Construction Organizations
Research: Disaster Recovery, Community Resiliency, Knowledge Mobilization, Socially sustainable infrastructure projects, Engineering Education

Office: ECOT 512

Honors and Distinctions:

  • ASCE Daniel W. Halpin Award for Scholarship in Construction (2018)
  • Distinguished Professor Award, Construction Industry Institute (2016)
  • Best Paper Award, Engineering Project Organizations Conference (2016)
  • Best Paper Award, Engineering Project Organizations Conference (2015)
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor, University of Colorado-Boulder (2015)
  • Honorary Commended Paper, International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment (2014)
  • Nicholas R. and Nancy D. Petry Professor in Construction Engineering and Management (2014-current)
  • American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) Excellence in Civil Engineering Education (ExCEEd) New Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Outstanding Advisor, College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Colorado—Boulder (2014)
  • Young Researcher Award, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado—Boulder (2014)
  • NAE 12-member panel for the project entitled “Understand the Engineering Education—Workforce Continuum” (2013-present)
  • Best Paper Award, Engineering Project Organizations Conference (EPOC) Conference (2012)
  • Best Paper Award for Disaster Tracks at Construction Research Congress (CRC) Conference (International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment) (2012)
  • Construction Engineering and Management (CEM) Faculty Fellow (2012-2014)
  • Engineering News Record (ENR) Top 20 under 40, Mountain States Region (2012)
  • Outstanding Presentation, Engineering Project Organizations Conference (EPOC) Conference (2011)
  • University of Colorado Boulder ‘Women Who Make a Difference Award’ (2010)
  • Best Paper Award, EPOC Conference (2009)
  • Stanford Graduate Fellowship, Gabilian Fellowship (2007-2009)
  • Stanford University - Clarkson Oglesby Fellowship (2006-2007)
  • MOA Architecture’s Outstanding Construction Project Management Team for University Physicians Incorporated (UPI) (2003-2004)
  • Clarence Eckel Award - Top December 1999 graduate from the Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering Department at the University of Colorado, Boulder (1999)

Recent Publications with undergraduate students:
* indicates undergraduate student

  1. Opdyke, A., Javernick-Will, A., Koschmann, M., and H. Moench* (2016).  “A Constitutive Communication Lens of Stakeholder Participation in Post-Disaster Construction”. 2016 Engineering Project Organization Conference, Seattle, WA, USA, June 2016.
  2. Arneson, E., Javernick-Will, A., Hallowell, M. and W. Thompson* (2016). “Construction Capacity:  The Role of Regional Construction Supply Chain Resources in Post-Disaster Rebuilding”. 2016 Engineering Project Organization Conference, Seattle, WA, USA, June 2016.
  3. Opdyke, A., Javernick-Will, A., Koschmann M., and H. Moench* (2016). “Characterizing Post-Disaster Shelter Design and Material Selection: Lessons from Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines”. 2016 Construction Research Congress, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA, May 2016.
  4. Palagi, S.* and A. Javernick-Will.  (2015). “Achieving Risk Reduction and Infrastructure Recovery after the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami: A Comparison between India and Sri Lanka”.  2015 Engineering Project Organizations Conference (EPOC), Edinburgh, Scotland, June 2015.
  5. Opdyke, A., Javernick-Will, A. M. Koschmann, and H.Moench* (2015). “Emergent Coordination Practice in Post-Disaster Planning of Infrastructure Systems”. 2015 Engineering Project Organizations Conference (EPOC), Edinburgh, Scotland, June 2015.

Recent Publications with graduate students:
** indicates graduate student

  1. Opdyke A.**, Lepropre, F.**, Javernick-Will, A. and M. Koschmann (2016). “Inter-organizational resource coordination in post-disaster infrastructure recovery.” Construction Management and Economics. 10.1080/01446193.2016.1247973
  2. Antillon, E.**, Molenaar, K., and A. Javernick-Will (2016).  “Evaluating the Effect of Contract Timing on Life Cycle Design Innovation in Public-Private Partnerships: A Comparative Case Study of Highway Projects”.  Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001239
  3. Deniz, D., Arneson, E.**, Liel, A., Dashti, S., and A. Javernick-Will (2016). “Flood Loss Models for Residential Buildings Based on the 2013 Colorado Floods”. Natural Hazards. 10.1007/s11069-016-2615-3.
  4. Jordan, E.**, Javernick-Will, A. and Tierney, K. (2016).  “Post-Tsunami Recovery in Tamil Nadu, India: Combined Social and Infrastructural outcomes”. Natural Hazard: 10.1007/s11069-016-2489-4.
  5. Poleacovschi, C.** and A. Javernick-Will. (2016).  “Spanning Knowledge Across Subgroups and Its Effects on Individual Performance”. Journal of Management in Engineering. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000423.
  6. Litchfield, K.**, Javernick-Will, A., and A. Maul (2016).  “Technical and Professional Skills of Engineers Involved and Not Involved in Engineering Service.” Journal of Engineering Education.  105(1): 70-92.  DOI: 10.1002/jee.20109
  7. Litchfield, K.** and A. Javernick-Will (2015). “‘I am an Engineer AND’: A Mixed-Methods Study of Socially Engaged Engineers”. Journal of Engineering Education. 104(4): 393-4166. DOI: 10.1002/jee.20102
  8. Wanberg, J.**, Javernick-Will, A., Taylor, J. and P. Chinowsky (2015). “The Effects of Organizational Divisions on Knowledge Sharing Networks in Multi-lateral Communities of Practice”. Engineering Project Organizations Journal DOI: 10.1080/21573727.2015.1059823.
  9. Walters, J.** and A. Javernick-Will (2015).  “Management of Rural Water Services in Nicaragua: A Systemic Network Approach to Evaluating Stakeholder Alignment”. International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology. 22(4): 358-367.  DOI: 10.1080/13504509.2015.1053999
  10. Kaminsky, J.** and A. Javernick-Will (2015). “Theorizing the Internal Social Sustainability of Sanitation Organizations”. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 141(2): 04014071-1 – 04014071-10. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000933
  11. Kaminsky, J.** and A. Javernick-Will (2014). “The Internal Social Sustainability of Sanitation Organizations”. Environmental Science and Technology 48(17): 10028-10035. Published online: August 7, 2014. DOI: 10.1021/es501608p
  12. Kaminsky, J.** and A. Javernick-Will. (2013) “Contested Factors for Sustainability:  The Construction and Management of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems”. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management 139(12): A4013004-1 – A40134-9. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000757
  13. Chatterley, C.**, Linden, K.G., and A. Javernick-Will (2013). “Identifying Drivers of Sustainable School Sanitation in Belize”. Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development 3(3): 441-422. DOI:10.2166/washdev.2013.128