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F. Eugene Rebholz

F. Eugene Rebholz
Life Time Achievement Award
Region 3

Acceptance Speech
Nomination Letter

F. Eugene Rebholz received a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering from Iowa State University in 1966, a Masters of Engineering from Penn State University in 1969 and an M.B.A. from Bradley University in 1976. He began teaching in 1969 and after retiring in 2008 is an Associate Professor Emeritus at Bradley University.He is a registered Professional Engineer in Illinois and worked as an estimator, superintendent, engineer, and structural designer as well as a consultant to a number of insurance companies, firms and individuals in areas of collapse, damage, workmanship, and construction recommendations. Gene received the Outstanding Faculty Award for the Department of Civil Engineering and Construction twice. He was also involved in various professional and service organizations.

He served the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) for many years as the national President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer, as Regional Director and in numerous committee activities. He is a member of Sigma Lambda Chi and served as its National Vice President and as a local chapter advisor.

Some of his most amusing and enjoyable contributions to the ASC conferences were his resolutions made at the conclusion of each conference listing the whereas’ of the conference (listing all of the humorous, odd or unusual things that happened at the conference) and wherefore, closing the conference.

Host School

California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), San Luis Obispo, CA
Associated Schools of Construction
49th ASC Annual International Conference

Outstanding Educator Award

  • Kevin Miller – Brigham Young University – Region 6

Outstanding Researcher Award

  • Javier Irizarry – Georgia Institute of Technology – Region 2

Regional Excellence Teaching Award

  • James Pocock – U.S. Air Force Academy – Region 6
  • Caroline Clevenger– Colorado State University – Region 6
  • Clifton Farnsworth – Brigham Young University – Region 6
  • John Tingerthal – Northern Arizona University – Region 6
  • Pavan Meadati, Southern Polytechnic State University – Region 7
  • Jeong Woo – Milwaukee School of Engineering – Region 3
  • Elhami Nasr – California State University -Long Beach – Region 7
  • Brad Hyatt – Fresno State University – Region 7

Best Conference Paper Award

“A BIM-based Approach for Communicating and Implementing a Construction Site Safety Plan’
Salman Azhar – Auburn UniversityRegion 2 
Alex Behringer –
Whiting-Turner Contracting Region 2

Best Conference Paper – Honorable Mention Award

“Risk Perception and Culture Differences of Latinos across Residential, Commercial, and Heavy Civil Construction’
Kane Bormann – Colorado State UniversityRegion 6 
Caroline Clevenger –
Colorado State University Region 6 
Cara Lopez del Puerto –
Colorado State University Region 6
David Gilkey –
Colorado State University Region 6

Outgoing Regional Director

Todd Dunn – Director of Region I
2010 – 2013