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Tammy McCuen

PhD, LEED AP, Assoc. DBIA

Tammy McCuen

Associate Professor

Robert E. Busch Professor, The Haskell & Irene Lemon Construction Science Division

 

(405) 325-4131

tammymccuen@ou.edu

 

College of Architecture
University of Oklahoma
830 Van Vleet Oval
Norman, OK 73019-6141

Credentials

 

Education

  • 2015: PhD in Instructional Psychology and Technology, University of Oklahoma
  • 1997: Master of Science in Construction Science, University of Oklahoma
  • 1997: Master of Business Administration, University of Oklahoma
  • 1991: Bachelor of Interior Design, University of Oklahoma

 

Academic Appointments

  • Fall 2012-present: Associate Professor, Construction Science Division, University of Oklahoma
  • Fall 2006-Fall 2012: Assistant Professor, Construction Science Division, University of Oklahoma
  • Spring 2006: Adjunct Instructor, Construction Science Division, University of Oklahoma
  • Spring 2005: Adjunct Instructor, Construction Science Division, University of Oklahoma
  • Fall 1993: Adjunct Instructor, Architecture, University of Oklahoma

 

Industry Experience

  • 2001-2006: Owner
    1-2-1 Construction Services, LLC, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 1999-2001: Project Manager & Chief Estimator
    Bell Industries, Edmond, OK
  • 1997-1999: Vice President
    Bridgeport Development, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 1992-1997: Chief Estimator
    Heartland Homes, Oklahoma City, OK

 

Certification/Membership/License

  • LEED Accredited Professional
  • Assoc. DBIA™

 

Research Interests

  • Estimating in BIM
  • BIM for Lifecycle Cost Analysis
  • BIM for Asset Management
  • BIM across the Project Lifecycle
  • BIM Education
  • Spatial Reasoning and Problem Solving
  • Collaborative Project Teams

 

Recent Publications

  • McCuen, T., BIM and Cost Estimating:  A Change in the Process for Determining Project Costs, chapter 3, Building Information Modeling:  Applications and Practices, edited by Raja R.A. Issa and Svetlana Olbina, American Society of Civil Engineers, ASCE Press, ISBN 978-0-7844-1398-2 (print) ISBN 978-0-7844-7913-1 (ebook), U.S.A, 2015, pp.63-81.   
  • Suermann, P., Giel, B., and McCuen, T., Minimum BIM - 2nd Edition, chapter 5.2, U.S. National BIM Standard – United States®, version 3, National Institute of Building Sciences buildingSMART alliance, Washington, DC, July 2015, https://www.nationalbimstandard.org/
  • McCuen, T. & Pober, E., Process and Structure:  Performance Impacts on Collaborative Interdisciplinary Team Experiences, National Institute of Building Sciences 9th BIM Academic Symposium, Washington D.C., April 2015.
  • Kang, I., Ghosh, S. & McCuen, T., Performance of Design-Build Projects:  Current State and Comparison between Project Characteristics, Associated Schools of Construction International, Proceedings of the  51st Annual International Conference, College Station, Texas, April 2015.
  • McCuen, T., The Challenges of Advancing BIM in the Curriculum while Addressing Current Accreditation Standards for Construction, National Institute of Building Sciences Building Innovation 2014 Conference, BIM Academic Workshop, Washington D.C., January 2014.
  • McCuen, T. & Ge, X., “Visual Selves”:  Construction Science Students’ Perceptions About Their Abilities to Represent Spatial Related Problems Internally and Externally, International Association for Development of the Information Society, Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age Conference, Fort Worth, Texas, October 2013.  
  • Fithian, L, and McCuen, T., BIMStorm OKC:  A Virtual Event to Build Community and Enhance Connectivity, American Institute of Architects FOREFRONT Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 2013.
  • McCuen, T., Validating a Quantity Takeoff Generated by a Building Information Model, Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International, Transactions of the 57th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, July 2013. 
  • McCuen, T. & Ge, X., A Comparison of 2D and 3D Problem Representations in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) Disciplines, 2013 American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, California, May 2013.
  • McCuen, T.L., Building Information Modeling, chapter, CEP Certification Study Guide, 4th Edition, AACE International, spring 2013.
  • McCuen, T. & Pober, E., BIMStorm:  A Platform Facilitating Integrated Design and Construction Processes, National Institute of Building Sciences Building Innovation 2013 Conference, BIM Academic Workshop, Washington D.C., January 2013.

 

 

Funded Projects

  • Airport Cooperative Research Program Synthesis S15-09-07:  Building Information Modeling for Airports ($35,000).  Dominique Pittenger (PI) and Tammy McCuen (CO-PI), 2015. 
  • What’s Behind the Wall?:  Augmented Reality for Contextualized Visualization, $15,942.00, McCuen, T. & Pober, E., College of Architecture Information Technology Committee, University of Oklahoma, award date April 2013. 
  • BIMStorm OKC:  A Virtual Event to Build Community and Enhance Connectivity, McCuen, T. & Fithian, L., University of Oklahoma Dream Course.  An interdisciplinary course project for Construction Science and Architecture student team collaboration with participation from the Oklahoma City Planning Department and industry professionals, $20,000, award date fall 2012.
  • Principal Investigator, Business Processes and Team Dynamics in Building Information Modeling:  Case Studies of an Integrated Team and a Specialized Team, 2010-2012, Ed Cline Faculty Development Award, $2,500.00, Ed Cline Faculty Development Award, University of Oklahoma, award date February 2010.