Jorge Vanegas has served as director of the Center for Housing and Urban Development, and as professor in the Department of Architecture in the College of Architecture at Texas A&M University since January 2006. Previously, Vanegas held faculty appointments in the Construction Engineering and Management (CEM) Program of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology (1993-2005), and in the School of Civil Engineering and the Division of CEM at Purdue University (1988-1993). Dr. Vanegas is an architect from the Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia (1979), and holds an MS degree (1985) and a PhD degree (1988) from the CEM Program of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University. His primary areas of expertise include built environment sustainability, advanced strategies, tools, and methods for integrated capital asset delivery and management, and creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship for the AEC industry.
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