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DBIA Student Chapters

DBIA Student Chapters develop strong working partnership between students and industry professionals, regarding the education and research objectives required for the continued growth and excellence of design-build.

Membership benefits
  • Nationwide access to design-build professionals.
  • Discounted registration rates for all national DBIA programs and events.
  • The Integration Quarterly journal.
  • Valuable contacts for employment, research and publications

 Interested in Starting a Student Chapter?

Academics build a foundation, but being a part of the only organization that brings together thousands of organizations and individuals representing an entire range of the design and construction community, as well as many in the associated field, serves to develop leadership skills, practical tactics, connects you with this varied network of professionals, and inspires your creative outlets through activities and competitions.
By deciding to start a DBIA Student Chapter, you have decided to invest in your future!
Student Chapter Handbook


​The Design-Build Institute of America recognizes the below colleges and universities as having student chapters. 

 Recognized DBIA Student Chapters

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Student Chapter​ Faculty Advisor ​
Arizona State University​ Mounir El Asmar. Ph.D.
​Auburn University Robert Bugg, P.E.,PMP, DBIA​​
​Cal Poly Pomona Ghada Gad, Ph.D.
California State University -- Chico​ Willem Kymmell
​California State University -- Fresno Wei Wu, Ph.D.​
​California State University -- Fullerton Hakob Avetisyan, Ph.D.
California State University -- Sacramento​ Henry Meier
Colorado State University​ Mohammed Mehany, Ph.D., PMP, Assoc. DBIA​
Iowa State University​ Jennifer Shane, Ph.D.
​NewSchool of Architecture & Design Daniela Deutsch​
​Oklahoma State University Mark Pruitt​
​Pittsburg State University Norman Philipp, P.E., CM-BIM​
​Seminole State College of Florida Tan Qu, Ph.D., PE, LEED AP
Stanford University ​ Eduardo Miranda, Ph.D.
​University of Arizona Dean Papajohn, P.E.
​University of Colorado  Boulder Keith Molenaar, Ph.D., DBIA
​University of Colorado at Denver Phillip Gallegos
​University of Denver Barbara Jackson, Ph.D., DBIA​
University of Florida​ Russell Walters, Ph.D​., P.E.
University of Missouri - Kansas City​ Chuck Williams, P.E., DBIA
University of North Florida​ Craig Hargis, Ph.D.  ​
​University of Oklahoma Tammy McCuen, Ph.D., Assoc. DBIA, LEED AP
​University of Southern Mississippi Firas Shalabi, Ph.D.
​University of Texas, Arlington Sharareh Kermanshachi, Ph.D., PE, LED AP, PMP, ENV SP
​Washington State University​ David Gunderson, Ph.D., CPC, DBIA ​​





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