Dr. Jeong Woo Appointed Department Head of the Construction Management Department
SAN LUIS OBISPO - Dr. Jeong Woo has been appointed Department Head of the Construction Management Department, effective Fall 2019. Dr. Woo will succeed Dr. Allan Hauck, who will retire in July and continue teaching part-time.
Dr. Woo holds a Master's degree in Construction Management and Ph.D. in Architecture from Texas A&M University. His undergraduate degree was earned in Architectural Engineering from Kyung Won University.
Dr. Woo has directed the Construction Management Program at the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) since 2014 and has served as a faculty member there for the past 12 years. He has been an active coach of winning ASC and DBIA regional and national competition teams. He has taught a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate CM courses including Construction Methods, Estimating, Scheduling, BIM, Project Management, and Senior Design-Build Studio.
He has consulted and worked for a wide variety of construction and design firms, most recently with Autodesk developing online curricula for Autodesk Design Academy. Much of his early career was spent as an estimator and project engineer for major international projects. Dr. Woo has been very successful at attracting major research and development grants, recently in the area of developing Net Zero Energy projects and Smart Grid innovations. He is an active scholar who has authored or co-authored more than 30 peer-reviewed publications.
Dr. Woo is excited to join Cal Poly because of great faculty, staff, and students who embrace the legacy of “Learn by Doing”. He says, “I am looking forward to meeting everyone at Cal Poly and building a stronger community of teaching and learning for the future”.