Avery SchwerAssociate Professor of Construction Engineering
UNL College of Engineering Associate Professor in the Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction. Director for the Sustainable Communities Project. Teaches the sustainable construction courses. Research focuses on the investigation of renewable and sustainable high performance building & community applications.
Served on the Board of Directors for the USGBC Nebraska Chapter and is Vice President of the Midtown Neighborhood Alliance which serves seventeen midtown neighborhoods. President of the Aksarben Elmwood Park Neighborhood Association which surrounds the UNO South Campus. Lead the effort for the development of the LEED buildings in the South Campus community. Recognized for service by Habitat for Humanity and United Way.
Twelve of his student’s research projects and course papers have won national and regional awards. Earned the University of Nebraska Award for Distinguished Teaching.