The University of Iowa

Design & Construction

About Us

Design & Construction leads a comprehensive and cooperative approach to design and construction excellence in creating a campus that is consistent with the University of Iowa’s status as one of the nation’s leading academic/research institutions.  We support the University’s mission to educate, provide community service and encourage environmental sustainability.

Design & Construction takes an integrated and sustainable approach to the long-term planning and management of the University of Iowa’s land, buildings, and historic resources.  We facilitate and support decision making processes of Senior Administration and the Board of Regents in these areas.

 

D&C Org Chart

What We Do

What We Do

As professionals, we provide the University of Iowa community with state of the art expertise in the following areas:

  • Architectural and Interior Design
  • Construction Management
  • Historic and Environmental Preservation
  • Project Management
  • Sustainable Buildings

For Campus Master Planning, Campus Development Plan, and Planning Committee information visit the Campus Planning and Development website.

Our Department Goals
  • Innovation in the form of strategic thinking and creative practice to improve the results of the capital development processes.
  • Creation of effective communication networks with various constituents, both internal and external, as the University of Iowa’s responsible liaison in physical design and construction.
  • Dedication to meeting project schedules and project budgets.
  • Continuous commitment to advance and maintain an institutional stewardship role.

 

 

Contact Us

 

 

Steven Thweatt

Interim Director

Design & Construction

Michael Kearns

Assistant Director, Interim Associate Director

Quality Management, Design Project Management

319-384-2696

 

David DeGroot

Interim Associate Director for Construction

Senior Construction Project Manager

(319) 467-1016

 

 

 

 

 

 

D&C Staff Directory

Namesort descendingTitleContactUnit
Abdullahi, IdrissAdm Sup Office
idriss-abdullahi@uiowa.edu
DC
Adeoye, OluwadaraAdm Sup Office
oluwadara-adeoye@uiowa.edu
DC
Alm, EmmaAdm Sup Office
emma-alm@uiowa.edu
DC
Armstrong, JasonConstruction Project Manager
384-2174
jason-armstrong-1@uiowa.edu
DC
Bjurstrom, IanConstruction Project Specialist
467-3271
ian-bjurstrom@uiowa.edu
DC
Borkowski, MitchellConstruction Project Manager
335-1226
mitchell-borkowski@uiowa.edu
DC
Burnham, SuzanneProject Management Coordinator, D&C
384-2126
suzanne-burnham@uiowa.edu
DC
Cho, NamhoDesign Project Manager
467-1575
namho-cho@uiowa.edu
DC
Dahya, TrishulSenior Construction Project Manager
356-8406
trishul-dahya@uiowa.edu
DC
Degroot, DavidSenior Construction Project Manager
467-1016
david-degroot@uiowa.edu
DC
Dehart, MichaelSenior Design Project Manager
335-1298
ryan-dehart@uiowa.edu
DC
Demsky, ChristopherConstruction Project Manager
467-4932
christopher-demsky@uiowa.edu
DC
Devine, NicholasConstruction Project Manager
nicholas-devine@uiowa.edu
DC
Doan, PhoenixAdm Sup Office
phoenix-doan@uiowa.edu
DC
Egbe, GoodnessAdm Sup Office
goodness-egbe@uiowa.edu
DC
Ehlinger, ElijahConstruction Project Manager
335-5083
elijah-ehlinger@uiowa.edu
DC
Ezeofor, OgechiAdm Sup Office
ogechi-ezeofor@uiowa.edu
DC
Friday, MonicaSenior Design Project Manager
monica-friday@uiowa.edu
DC
Gilbert, GabrielConstruction Project Specialist
467-4842
gabriel-gilbert@uiowa.edu
DC
Graeve, MarkConstruction Project Manager
467-1890
mark-graeve@uiowa.edu
DC
Hawks, LauraSenior Design Project Manager
laura-hawks@uiowa.edu
DC
Humphreys, JakeQuality Construction Project Manager
335-6282
jake-humphreys@uiowa.edu
DC
Ihns, BrentSenior Cost Estimator
brent-ihns@uiowa.edu
DC
Johnson, MadisonAdm Sup Office
madison-johnson-1@uiowa.edu
DC
Johnson, ZacharyConstruction Project Specialist
zachary-p-johnson@uiowa.edu
DC
Jones, JefferyConstruction Project Manager
467-0345
jeffery-jones@uiowa.edu
DC
Ju, Jeong HyunAdm Sup Office
jeonghyun-ju@uiowa.edu
DC
Kearns, MichaelAsst Dir, Capital Projects Quality Management
384-2696
michael-kearns@uiowa.edu
DC
Keating, BrianSenior Construction Project Manager
353-2279
brian-keating@uiowa.edu
DC
Kluseman, KristineDesign Project Manager
335-3636
kris-kluseman@uiowa.edu
DC
Kurth, RaquelProject Management Coordinator, D&C
467-1804
raquel-kurth@uiowa.edu
DC
Leclere, MichaelDesign Project Manager
michael-leclere@uiowa.edu
DC
Mcclurg, CatherineDesign Project Specialist
467-4350
catherine-mcclurg@uiowa.edu
DC
Messick, JessicaQuality Construction Project Manager
jessica-messick@uiowa.edu
DC
Miller, MatthewSenior Design Project Manager
matthew-miller-3@uiowa.edu
DC
Noonan, MichaelSenior Design Project Manager
467-3039
michael-noonan@uiowa.edu
DC
Onken, PatriciaProject Management Coordinator, D&C
384-2145
patricia-onken@uiowa.edu
DC
Otto, TammieProject Management Coordinator, D&C
384-2095
tammie-otto@uiowa.edu
DC
Pauba, DawnProject Management Coordinator, D&C
467-4585
dawn-pauba@uiowa.edu
DC
Rickels, BenProject Management Coordinator, D&C
384-3809
benji-rickels@uiowa.edu
DC
Rue, MaryAdmin Services Administrator
384-3597
mary-rue@uiowa.edu
DC
Rutherford, JohnProject Management Coordinator, D&C
384-0793
john-rutherford@uiowa.edu
DC
Scherrer, EdwardSenior Design Project Manager
335-0274
edward-scherrer@uiowa.edu
DC
Scranton, KirstaSenior Construction Project Manager
384-2178
kirsta-scranton@uiowa.edu
DC
Sellers, AnthonyConstruction Project Manager
467-4844
anthony-sellers@uiowa.edu
DC
Stoakes, MarthaSenior Design Project Manager
467-4341
martha-stoakes@uiowa.edu
DC
Swearingen, JonathanConstruction Project Specialist
335-0005
jon-swearingen@uiowa.edu
DC
Thomas, MichaelSenior Design Project Manager
467-0709
michael-thomas@uiowa.edu
DC
Thweatt, StevenTemp Professional Employee
steven-thweatt@uiowa.edu
DC
Troendle, JulieConstruction Project Specialist
467-1243
julie-troendle@uiowa.edu
DC
Tumusiime, SyliviaAdm Sup Office
sylivia-tumusiime@uiowa.edu
DC
Vu, Anh Bui NhatAdm Sup Office
andy-vu@uiowa.edu
DC
Watson, WilliamSenior Construction Project Manager
467-4269
bryan-watson@uiowa.edu
DC
Wieland, ChetSenior Design Project Manager
384-0996
chet-wieland@uiowa.edu
DC
Wieland, JanetManager, Document Center
335-3764
janet-wieland@uiowa.edu
DC
Williams, GawainAdm Sup Office
gawain-williams@uiowa.edu
DC
Yuk, KeunjinAdm Sup Office
keunjin-yuk@uiowa.edu
DC