Ph.D. Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, 2014
M.S. Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, 2011
B.Sc. Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, 2005
Delivery methods and contracting strategies, project team integration, team development, leadership in organizations
Doctoral Scholar, Penn State University
Project Manager, James G. Davis Construction Co.
Molenaar, K., Leicht, R., Messner, J. and Franz, B. (2015). “Maximizing success on integrated projects: An owner’s guide.” Construction Industry Institute. Austin, TX.
Franz, B., Esmaeili, B., Leicht, R., Molenaar, K., and Messner, J. (2014). “Exploring the role of the team environment in building project performance.” Proceedings of the 2014 Construction Research Congress (pp. 1997-2010). Atlanta, GA.
Franz, B., Riley, D. and Leicht, R. (2013). “Project impacts of specialty mechanical contractor design involvement in the health care industry: A comparative case study.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 139(9), 1091-1097
Franz, B. and Leicht, R. (2012). “Initiating IPD concepts on campus facilities with a collaboration addendum.” Proceedings of the 2012 Construction Research Congress, (pp. 61-70). West Lafayette, IN.