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The BTES Conference 2011
Ryerson University | University of Waterloo

August 4 - 7, 2011
Toronto, Ontario, Canada



updated Tuesday, August 2, 2011 12:44 PM

BTES Junior Faculty Conference Attendees,

Following is a list of senior faculty available to junior faculty for consultation on research and promotion/tenure review. Six of these faculty members will be in attendance at the Conference. Please contact them if you would like them to attend your session or would like tomeet with them briefly. This list will be posted and hopefully expanded on the website for BTES members use.

We will also have a lunch session to discuss issues on Friday.

BTES Senior faculty available for consultation on research and promotion and tenure review:

Robert M. Arens, AIA
Professor of Architecture
California Polytechnic State University
Department of Architecture
One Grand Boulevard
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0282 USA
t: 805.756.1444

Robert Arens has a diverse background that blends architecture with landscape architecture, technology with design, and professional activity with teaching. Robert's professional career has focused mainly on civic and cultural projects. His most recent professional activity was as design coordinator and project architect with Studio Daniel Libeskind on the World Trade Center Redevelopment, the Fiero Milano Redevelopment project, and the Denver Art Museum Expansion. As an educator, Robert has taught at the University of Detroit, the University of Colorado and Kansas State University; he is now a Professor of Architecture at California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo. Robert's publications include works on architecture, urban design, technology and teaching; these may be found in numerous US and international publications, among them Shrinking Cities: Volume 1 and Stalking Detroit. He has given invited lectures at numerous universities, symposia and conferences and has received numerous grants and awards. Current research interests include new materials and fabrication methods, designs for global disaster relief, and appropriate architectural technologies for developing countries.

Diane Armpriest
Associate Professor and Chair
Architecture and Interior Design
College of Art and Architecture
University of Idaho, Box 2451
Moscow, Idaho 83843

Linda Brock, MAIBC, RA
Associate Professor
School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC

Interests: building technology, building envelope, and housing, author of Designing the Exterior Wall: An Architectural Guide to the Vertical Envelope

Mike Christenson, AIA, NCARB
Assistant Professor of Architecture
Department of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
North Dakota State University
p: 612.209.0764 / f: 701.231.5773 /

Expecting tenure this year

Robert J. Dermody, AIA, NCARB
Associate Professor of Architecture
AIA Intern Development Program Educator Coordinator
ACSA Faculty Councilor
Roger Williams University School of Architecture, Art & Historic Preservation
1 Old Ferry Road
Bristol, RI 02809
t: 401.254.3094

Primary teaching focus is structures, and a keen interest in the scholarship of teaching—
tenured last year

Kirk Martini
Associate Professor
Associate Dean for Academics
School of Architecture
127 Campbell Hall
PO Box 400122
Charlottesville VA 22904
tel: 434-924-6445

Specialty is structural design, research
interests include structural design for wind and seismic, computer-aided design, optimization for creative design, and non-linear analysis.

Fuller Moore
Emeritus Professor of Architecture, Miami University (Ohio)
Visiting Professor of Architecture, University of Maryland (College Park)
2319 Abby Road
Edgewater, MD 21037
(443) 203-0120 studio/home

Teaching expertise: (Miami U, 26yrs; U Oregon, 4yrs) Intro to ECS, Intro to Structures, Design (all levels), Graphic Communications
Research: Daylighting; Sustainable Design
P&T committee service: 26yr (chair 7yr)

Patrick Rand, FAIA
Distinguished Prof of Architecture
Architecture / Design / NC State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-7701
919 515 8319

Teaching areas:
Design, Materials, Construction Systems, Detailing, Thesis advising
Research Areas:
Pedagogy related to integrating design and technology
Enclosure wall systems, especially masonry
Innovative Materials (co-wrote Materials for Design)
Design of Details (co-wrote Architectural Detailing with Edward Allen)
Embodied Energy and Carbon associated with construction materials

Ryan E. Smith
Associate Professor, University of Utah
Director, Integrated Technology in Architecture Center (ITAC) - multi-disciplinary research coalition for building technology

Research: Prefabrication, Integrated Practice, Lean Construction, Energy Efficiency, Lifecycle Analysis
Teaching: Materials & Construction, Technology based studio, Multi-disciplinary studios

Christine Theodoropoulos, AIA, PE
Head of the Department of Architecture
School of Architecture and Allied Arts
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403 USA
tel 541 346 3656

research areas include structural design, seismic, design and disaster resistant design, will also mentor faculty who are contemplating or beginning administrative appointments

Pat Tripeny
Associate Professor
University of Utah



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