Paul Harmon, Associate Professor

Paul Harmon

Contact:

Paul Harmon
Associate Professor
email: pharmon1@unl.edu

University of Nebraska–Lincoln
The Charles W. Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction

113 Nebraska Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588

Phone: 402.472.3149

Education

  • Master of Science, Civil Engineering, Univeristy of Nebraska–Lincoln, Nebraska, 1976.
  • Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Univeristy of Nebraska–Lincoln, Nebraska, 1972.

Curriculum Vitae

Education


  • Master of Science  in Civil Engineering
    University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Nebraska
    December 1976

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
    University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Nebraska
    December 1972

Professional Experience


  • Twelve years of professional experience managing construction projects for the Nebraska Department of Roads and the University of Nebraska Physical Plant. Projects included: four lane multi- span bridge and completion of major interchange on the interstate system; new building construction (East Campus Student Union, Barkley Center, Plant Science Building in addition to numerous remodel and retrofit project; and major utility projects. Consulting engineering since 1976 to present working on numerous projects in southeast Nebraska.

Teaching Experience


  • Tenured Associate Professor at University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
  • Courses Taught:
    • Majority of the classes offered in the CM program
  • Courses Developed:
    • CNST 131 - Introduction to Construction
    • CNST 489 - Senior Capstone Course
  • Academic Advisor
    • Transfer Credits Reviewer for CM Program

Selected Publications


  • Stentz, T, Harmon, P and Sunnisoon E. "Effectiveness of Highway Noise Barriers," Nebraska Department of Roads Study (NDOR) No. SPR-PL-1 (038)
  • Khattab, M., and Paul E. Harmon, "A Decision Model for the Selection of Concrete Pipe Culverts," Journal of the American Institute of Constructors, Vol22, No. 1, pp. 1-7, 1998
  • Khattab, M., and Paul E. Harmon, " A Knowledge-Based System for Highway Pipe Materials Selection", The Proceedings of the 1995 International Conference on Industry, Engineering and Management Systems (IEMS 95)

Current Funded Research


  • Research Project SPR-1 (08) P313, Proctor Compaction Testing, awarded by Nebraska Department of Roads for $25,240 for FY 08.

Other Activities


  • Advisor Sigma Lambda Chi - Faculty Advisor 2007 - Present
  • CM Representative - Faculty Senate 2004 - Present
  • Academic Advisor - COE for New Student Enrollment