Portrait of Amy Javernick-Will
Associate Professor and Nicholas R. and Nancy D. Petry Professor in Construction Engineering and Management
Construction Engineering and Management • Civil Systems • Engineering for Developing Communities
428 UCB
ECOT 512
Boulder, CO 80309-0428

Amy conducts research on disaster recovery and resiliency planning; global organizational management and knowledge management; sustainable WASH systems; and engineering education. Prior to entering academia, Amy worked for over six years in the construction and real estate development industry as a design-build project manager. Amy is an Associate Editor of Construction Management and Economics, Associate Director for Graduate Education and Research at the Mortenson Center for Engineering in Developing Communities, and committee member for the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) panel on understanding the engineering education to workforce continuum.

Professor Javernick-Will's CV


  • PhD in Civil Engineering (Construction Engineering and Managmeent), Stanford University, 2009

  • MS in Civil Engineering (Construction Engineering and Management), University of Colorado Boulder, 2001

  • BS in Civil Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, 1999

Selected Awards

  • Distinguished Professor Award, Construction Industry Institute, 2016

  • Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor, University of Colorado Boulder, 2015

  • 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

  • Construction Engineering and Management (CEM) Faculty Fellow, 2012 – 2014

  • Engineering News Record (ENR) Top 20 under 40, Mountain States Region, 2012

  • University of Colorado Boulder ‘Women Who Make a Difference Award’, 2010

Publication Awards

  • Best Paper Award, Engineering Project Organizations Conference, 2009, 2012, 2015, 2016

  • Honorary Commended Paper, International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, 2014

  • Best Paper Award for Disaster Track at Construction Research Congress (CRC) Conference, 2012


Graduate Courses

  • CVEN 5346: Managing Construction and Engineering Projects and Organizations (S11, F12, F13, F14, S16)

  • CVEN 5206: Design Development (S12, S13)

  • CVEN 5206: Global Project Organizations (S10)

Undergraduate Courses

  • AREN 4506: Pre-construction Estimating and Scheduling (F14, S15, F15)

  • AREN 4466: Planning and Scheduling (F10, F11, F12, F13)