Jake Smithwick, PhD, MPA

Assistant Professor
Civil Engineering Technology and Construction Mgmt.
Office: 
Smith 242
Phone: 
704-687-5045
Research: 
  • Optimization of project delivery within facility management (FM)
  • Procurement technology, risk management, and performance measurement
  • Organizational agility through strategic management of overhead
  • Improving the “business” of facility management: leadership, organizational structure, operations, financial management
Honors & Awards: 
  • 2016 Best Paper, 52nd Annual International Conference of the Associated Schools of Construction
  • 2015 University Graduate Fellowship
  • 2014-15 AACE International Competitive Scholarship
  • 2014-15 L.C. Jacobson Graduate Fellowship
  • 2013 Ira A. Fulton Fellowship
  • 2009 Del E. Webb Foundation Graduate Fellowship
  • 2009 Airman of the Year, 944FW Luke Air Force Base, Glendale, AZ