Faculty Profile

Brent Daniel Young

Brent Daniel Young
Brent Daniel Young

Primary Research Area

  • Construction Engineering and Management

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - May 2004
  • Master of Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - August 2006
  • Master of Science in Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - August 2006

Biography

Brent D. Young holds a bachelor of science in Architectural Studies (University of Illinois, 2004), a Master of Architecture (University of Illinois, 2006), and an M.S. in Civil Engineering (University of Illinois, 2006) with a concentration in construction management.

After graduating from Illinois, he spent a year as a project manager for CORE Construction of Phoenix, Ariz. He then returned to central Illinois to start a residential design and contracting company. Young has experience at each level of the construction industry, from the trades to architectural design to project management of multi-million dollar projects. He is an active participant on mission construction teams in developing countries as well as domestic disaster rebuild projects.

Academic Positions

  • Lecturer, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Director, Global Leaders in Construction Management

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Research Statement

Young teaches courses in construction management with an emphasis on practical industry application and is the director of the Global Leaders in Construction Management Program.

Professional Societies

  • Construction Management Association of America, Member 2011-2012

Teaching Honors

  • Ranked as Excellent by Students Fall 2015
  • Ranked as Excellent by Students Spring 2015
  • Ranked as Excellent by Students Spring 2014
  • Ranked as Excellent by Students Spring 2013
  • Ranked as Excellent by Students, Fall 2012
  • Ranked as Excellent by Students, Spring 2012
  • Ranked as Excellent by Students, Fall 2011
  • Ranked as Excellent by Students, Spring 2011

Research Honors

  • ASCE Outstanding Instructor Award (4/2/2016)