Industrial Technology

Nate Barry

Nate Barry

Assistant Professor
Construction Management
Otto Olsen, 132E
(308) 865-8733
barryna@unk.edu

Education

PhD, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, 2011.
Major: Engineering: Construction

MBA, MidAmerica Nazarene University, 2007.
Major: Business Administration

BS, University of Nebraska at Kearney, 2004.
Major: Construction Management

Teaching Experience

University of Nebraska at Kearney

ITEC 116, Intro to Construction Mgt, 2 courses.
ITEC 188, GS Portal, 2 courses.
ITEC 225, Technology & Democracy, 3 courses.
ITEC 310, Construction Estimating, 4 courses.
ITEC 370, Construction Scheduling, 7 courses.
ITEC 445, Construction Control Systems, 3 courses.
ITEC 498, Seminar in Construction Mgt, 10 courses.

Published Intellectual Contributions

Conference Proceedings

Barry, N. (2012). Successful Green Commercial Building Practices: Analyzing Potential Influence within the Residential Sector. Mountain Plains Management Association Annual Conference.

Barry, N. (2012). Successful Green Commercial Building Practices: Analyzing Potential Influence within the Residential Sector. Mountain Plains Management Association Conference Proceedings.

Barry, N. (2011). Characterizing Energy Efficiency Using Appraiser and Utility Data. U.S. Department of Energy: Residential Energy Efficiency Technical Update Meeting.

Shi, J., Cho, Y., Li, H., Mahrt, F., Barry, N. (2011). Estimating a Building Envelope's Energy Performance. U.S. Department of Energy: Residential Energy Efficiency Technical Update Meeting.

Refereed Journal Articles

Barry, N. A. (in press). Sustainable Building Practices: A Comparison of Industry Sectors. To appear in International Journal of Applied Science and Technology, 3(3).

Presentations Given

Barry, N. A. (Author & Presenter). Associated Schools of Construction International Conference, "Students Monopolize Construction Financial Statements," Associated Schools of Construction, Washington D.C. (March 2014).

Barry, N., "Successful Green Commercial Building Practices: Analyzing Potential Influence within the Residential Sector," Mountain Plains Management Association Annual Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (October 2012).

Barry, N. A. (Discussant). "Regional expert on Sustainable Materials for the Conversations Conference hosted by the Joslyn Institute for Sustainable Communities," Conversations Conferences on Nebraska Environment and Sustainability, Grand Island, Nebraska. (2011).

Barry, N., "Characterizing Energy Efficiency Using Appraiser and Utility Data," U.S. Department of Energy: Residential Energy Efficiency Technical Update Meeting, Denver, Colorado. (August 2011).

Shi, J., Cho, Y., Li, H., Mahrt, F., Barry, N., "Estimating a Building Envelope's Energy Performance," U.S. Department of Energy: Residential Energy Efficiency Technical Update Meeting, Denver, Colorado. (August 2011).

Barry, N. A., "Delivered the keynote address at the 2009 Annual UNK Construction Management Career Fair Dinner.  Topics during the address focused on the state of the economy, UNK values, the Construction Management Program, and the historical success of past graduates as well as the unique traits of current students.," Construction Management Annual Career Fair, Kearney, Nebraska. (2009).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research 
Grants

Funded
Barry, N. A. (Co-Principal), "Homebuilding Education Leadership Program," Sponsored by National Housing Endowment, Private, $64,000.00. (2013).

Funded
Barry, N. A. (Principal), "Student Travel Funds," Sponsored by Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, University of Nebraska at Kearney, $1,800.00. (October 2013).

Funded
Barry, N., "BD Construction Design-Build Team Sponsorship," Sponsored by BD Construction, $500.00. (2012).

Funded
Barry, N., "CM Program Partnership," Sponsored by Kiewit Building Group, $5,000.00. (2012).

Currently Under Review
Barry, N., "Kiewit Industry Partnership," Sponsored by Kiewit Foundatoin and multiple specific districts, $0.00. (2012).

Awards and Honors

Mountain Plains Management Association. (2012).

Intellectual Contributions in Submission

Journal Articles

Barry, N., Berryman, C., Shen, Z., Neal, J., Shi, J. Successful Green Commercial Building Practices:  Analyzing Potential Influence within the Residential Sector. International Journal of Construction Education and Research.

Consulting

Academic, Associated General Contractors - Nebraska Chapter, Kearney Nebraska. (2013).

Academic, National Carpenters Union, Las Vegas, NV. (May 23, 2013 - May 25, 2013). 

Associated General Contractors - Nebraska Chapter, Kearney Nebraska. (2012).

Woodbine Municipal Utilities, Woodbine Iowa. (2012).

Associated General Contractors - Nebraska Chapter, Kearney Nebraska. (2011).

Midwest Retrofoam, Woodbine Iowa. (2011).

Woodbine Municipal Utilities, Woodbine Iowa. (2011).

Associated General Contractors - Nebraska Chapter. (2010).

Woodbine Municipal Utilities. (2010).

Energy Pioneer Services, Inc. (2009).

Department Service

Faculty Advisor, ASC Construction Management Competition. (2013).

Faculty Advisor, ASC Construction Management Competition. (2013).

Other Institutional Service Activities, Construction Management Program Coordinator. (2013).

Committee Member, Curriculum Committee. (2013).

Faculty Advisor, Academic Advisor. (2010 - 2013).

Other Institutional Service Activities, Assessment Coordinator. (2009 - 2013).

Faculty Advisor, Construction Management Organization. (2009 - 2013).

Other Institutional Service Activities, Construction Management Program Coordinator. (2012).

Committee Member, ITEC Faculty Search Committee. (2012).

Committee Chair, ITEC Website Development Chair. (2012).

Faculty Advisor, ASC Construction Management Competition. (2011 - 2012).

Faculty Advisor, NAHB Construction Management Competition. (2011).

Committee Member, Construction Management Faculty Search Committee. (2009).

Faculty Advisor, Construction Management Organization. (2008).

Other Institutional Service Activities, Telecommunications Faculty Search Committee. (2008).

College Service

Committee Member, CBT Academic Affairs Committee. (September 1, 2011 - August 31, 2013).

Committee Chair, Kiewit Grant Proposal Chair. (2012).

Committee Member, Mid-Plains Mountain Conference Committee. (2011 - 2012).

University Service

Committee Member, Honor Program Literature Committee. (2013 - 2014).

Committee Member, Research Services Council. (2013 - 2014).

Other Institutional Service Activities, Faculty Senate. (2011 - 2013). 

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Professional Service

Assistant Regional Director, Associated Schools of Construction. (2013 - 2014).

Board of Directors of a Company, Kearney Area Builders Association, Kearney, NE. (2013 - 2014).

Committee Chair, Associated General Contractors - Nebraska Building Chapter, Lincoln, Nebraska. (2013).

Committee Member, Associated General Contractors - Nebraska Building Chapter, Lincoln, Nebraska. (2012 - 2013).

Committee Chair, Associated Schools of Construction, Nebraska City, Nebraska. (2012 - 2013).

Board of Advisors of a Company, National Association of Home Builders Student Chapters, Washington, District of Columbia. (2012 - 2013).

Committee Member, National Association of Home Builders. (2012 - 2013).

Board of Advisors of a Company, National Association of Home Builders Student Chapters, Washington, District of Columbia. (2009 - 2013).

Committee Chair, Associated General Contractors - Nebraska Building Chapter, Lincoln, Nebraska. (2012).

Committee Member, Associated Schools of Construction. (2012).

Other Professional Service Activities, Kiewit Professor's Advisory Conference, Oakland, California. (2012).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Mountain Plains Management Association Annual Conference. (2012). 

Judge of competition, Associated General Contractors - Nebraska Building Chapter, Lincoln, Nebraska. (2010 - 2012).

Other Professional Service Activities, Kiewit Professor's Advisory Conference, Dallas, Texas. (2011).

Board of Advisors of a Company, National Association of Home Builders Student Chapters, Orlando, Florida. (2011).

Committee Chair, Associated Schools of Construction, Nebraska City, Nebraska. (2009).

Board of Advisors of a Company, National Association of Home Builders Student Chapters, Chicago, Illinois. (2009).

Public Service

Committee Member, Nebraska Energy Code Compliance Collaborative, Nebraska. (2013 - 2014).

Other Community Service Activities, Presentation to Child Development Center during their Building curriculum week. (October 2012).

Professional/Managerial Positions

President, Advantage Business Services. (April 2009 - Present).

Vice President of Operations, Homework, LLC. (July 2007 - July 2008).

Project Manager, Rodrock Homes, LLC. (September 2006 - June 2007).

Construction Superintendent, Pulte Homes of Greater Kansas City. (May 2004 - September 2006).

Licensures and Certifications

Certified Home Energy Rater. (2011 - Present).

Certified Green Professional Designation. (2010 - Present).

Professional Memberships

The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering. (April 2013 - Present).

American Concrete Institute. (August 2012 - Present).

Development Activities Attended

Conference Attendance, "Regional Conference," Associated Schools of Construction, Nebraska City, NE. (October 16, 2013 - October 19, 2013).

Conference Attendance, Associated Schools of Construction, Nebraska City, Nebraska. (2011).

Conference Attendance, National Association of Home Builders, Orlando, Florida. (2011).

Other Professional Development, U.S. Department of Energy: Residential Energy Efficiency Technical Update Meeting, Denver, Colorado. (2011).

Other Professional Development, U.S. Department of Energy: Residential Energy Efficiency Technical Update Meeting, Denver, Colorado. (2011).

Conference Attendance, Nebraska EPSCOR, Lincoln, Nebraska. (2010).