Paul W. Holley - Department of Building Science; College of Architecture, Design, and Construction, Auburn University U.S.A.
Professor Holley is a 1989 graduate of Auburn University in Building Science, and was awarded an MBA from The University of Alabama, at Birmingham, in 1996. He spent 13 years in the commercial construction and real estate development industries in Alabama, Georgia, and Florida, associated with projects totaling over one half billion dollars. His construction experience includes six years constructing hospitals with The Robins & Morton Group as a superintendent and other field capacities, and five years with BL Harbert International as a domestic commercial area manager. He also spent two years owning and operating a construction consulting firm which specialized in providing pre-construction services such as preliminary cost analysis, feasibility studies, and progress analysis for commercial real estate developers in metropolitan Atlanta. Since joining the Auburn faculty in 2002, he has won one national teaching award and five local teaching awards. He has current research interests in administrative as well as field issues, and currently instructs both undergraduates and graduate students in Scheduling, Surveying, Contracting Business, Project Management & Supervision and Real Estate Development. He has 12 published refereed manuscripts in Journals and Proceedings, and has published a book on Construction Surveying in digital format, which is currently distributed by John Wiley & Sons.