John R. Schmidt, PhD, CDT

Dr. John R. Schmidt Professor


E-mail Address: schmidtj@ferris.edu
Office Location: 209 Granger Center
Office Phone: 231-591-5283
Joined Ferris: 1997

 

 



 



  • B.S. Civil Engineering, University at Buffalo (SUNY), 1977
  • M.S. Civil Engineering, University at Buffalo (SUNY), 1979
  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University at Buffalo (SUNY), 1997


Background

Dr. Schmidt's Ph.D. in civil engineering is focused on construction management and safety. He brings with him an extensive background of over 20 years of experience in civil, environmental, and construction engineering and management.

Professional Affiliations  

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Construction Institute (ASCE-CI)
American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
Associated Schools of Construction (ASC)
American Institute for Steel Construction (AISC)
Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)
 
Courses Taught  

CONM 112 - Plans and Specifications
CONM 113 -  Computer Applications for Construction
CONM 221 - Statics and Structures
CONM 311 -  Formwork and Temporary Structures
CONM 324 - Advanced Construction Computer Techniques
CONM 412 - Construction Contracts
CONM 413 - Construction Economics
CONM 423 - Construction Management Professional Methods
 

Awards, Honors, and Certifications  

Ferris State University Distinguished Service Award - 2012
Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Certified Construction Document Technologist (CDT)
 
 
Committees and Extracurricular Activities  

FSU Political Engagement Project Steering Committee
FerrisConnect (WebCT / Vista, Blackboard) Training Team - Faculty Training Group
FerrisConnect Advisory Board
Associated Schools of Construction (ASC), Director, Region 3 - Great Lakes Region (2006-2012)
Associated Schools of Construction (ASC), Webmaster, Region 3 - Great Lakes Region (2006-2012)
Associated Schools of Construction (ASC), CM Student Competition - Advisor
American Council for Construction Education (ACCE), Accreditation Visitor
American Council for Construction Education (ACCE), Curriculum Standards Long-Term Task Force
Faculty Advisor, Sigma Lambda Chi (construction honors society - International Outstanding Chapter)
Construction Technology & Management Department Webmaster
Michigan Construction Career Days, Steering Committee
Boy Scouts of America