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John D. Borcherding
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Department
Cockrell School of Engineering
Ph.D., Stanford University, Civil Engineering/Construction Management
M.S., Stanford University, Civil Engineering/Construction Management
B.S., Missouri University at Columbia, Civil Engineering
Dr. John D. Borcherding is Adjunct Professor in civil engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Missouri University at Columbia, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering/Construction Management from Stanford University. Prior to joining The University of Texas at Austin faculty in 1972, Dr. Borcherding taught for two years at Stanford University.
John Borcherding also worked as a cost and scheduling engineer for Rust Engineering Company, and as a civil planner for Fruin-Colnon at the National Institute of Health.
In addition to his regular teaching at the University of Texas, Dr. Borcherding is highly involved in executive teaching with large and small companies in the energy and construction industries. His teaching experience is primarily in construction engineering project management, including construction estimating, planning and scheduling, construction contract law, management of human resources, and productivity improvement.
John is also actively engaged in consulting and research activities in the area of construction litigation, construction productivity measurement and improvement and the management of human resources in construction. He's authored five articles on these subjects, published in a variety of professional publications: Improving Productivity in Industrial Construction, Work Force Motivation and Productivity on Large Jobs, Construction Productivity and Job Satisfaction, Quantitative effects on Construction Productivity and Financial Incentives to Raise Productivity. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Project Management Institute, and he is also a registered professional engineer in Texas.
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