Keith Molenaar

Title: K. Stanton Lewis Professor of
Construction Engineering and Management
Group: Construction Engineering Management
Office: ECOT 444
Phone: 303-735-4276


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Civil Engineering, University of Colorado—Boulder, 1997
  • Master of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Colorado—Boulder, 1995
  • Bachelor of Science, Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado—Boulder, 1990

Honors and Distinctions:

  • Pan-American Academy of Engineering
  • Excellence in Leadership Fellow, University of Colorado, 2010-11
  • Journal of Engineering, Construction, and Architectural Management, Outstanding Paper, 2007
  • Fulbright Scholar, Fulbright Commission of Chile, 2006–2007
  • University of Colorado, Provost Faculty Achievement Award, 2006
  • Public Works Magazine,Top 50 “Trendsetter”, 2004
  • Society of American Military Engineers, Toulmin Medal, The Military Engineer, 2003
  • University of Colorado CEAE Young Researcher Award, 2002
  • Design-Build Institute of America, Charter Designee, Design-Build Professional, 2002
  • U.S. General Services Administration, Construction Excellence Peer, 2000–2003
  • ASCE 2000 Thomas Finch Rowland Award, Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 2001
  • Design-Build Institute of America Academic Leadership Award, 2000
  • Big 12 Faculty Fellowship Award, 2000
  • U.S. Department of Education GAANN Fellowship Recipient, 1996–97

Professional Affiliations:

  • Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Construction Management Association of America
  • Design-Build Institute of America


  • Construction Engineering and Management
  • Alternative Project Delivery
  • Project Cost and Risk Analysis
  • Cost Engineering