John Tingerthal joined the Construction Management faculty at Northern Arizona University in 2007. His engineering career spans a variety of design and forensic engineering experiences. He spent the first eight years of his career performing structural consulting engineering in Chicago. He is currently working on a Doctorate of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Higher Education. His academic interests lie in the field of student-centered learning and teaching. John is a member of Engineers without Borders, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), and the buildingSMART alliance, and he advises the construction management student organization.