Dr. Bryan Franz is an Assistant Professor of Construction Management at the University of Florida. He is a researcher and educator dedicated to improving the project delivery process in the building construction industry. Specifically, he studies organizational strategies for assembling, managing, and evaluating successful project teams. These strategies include the use of collaborative delivery methods, such as Design-Build and Integrated Project Delivery, the modeling of project communication networks, and the identification of the relational competencies needed for future project managers. He has published over 30 journal articles, technical reports and conference proceedings in this field. Dr. Franz is the currently the instructor for Introduction to Construction Management (BCN 3027C) and Construction Capstone (BCN 4787C). He earned a B.S. (2005), M.S. (2011) and Ph.D. (2014) in Architectural Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University.