M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management

Centers, Programs, and Labs

Shimberg Center for Housing Studies
The Mission of Shimberg Center for Housing Studies is to facilitate the provision of safe, decent, and affordable housing and related community development throughout the state of Florida and thereby, to establish Florida as the national and international model for successful affordable housing delivery.

Powell Center for Construction and Environment
The mission of the Powell Center for Construction and Environment is to foster the implementation of sustainability principles into the creation of the built environment internationally.

Center for Advanced Construction Information Modeling
To educate and facilitate members of the AECO industry about new and emerging technologies and promote an improved information exchange through the implementation of Building Information Modeling (BIM), Virtual Design and Construction (VDC), and Information Technology.

Fluor Program for Construction Safety
The mission of the Fluor Program for Construction Safety is to acquire and disseminate information on matters related to construction safety and health.

Human-Centered Technology in Construction (HCTC) Lab
Human-Centered Technology in Construction (HCTC) research focuses on theoretical and experimental investigation of human-computer/robot systems in construction. This includes design, implementation, and evaluation of technological artifacts to satisfy human needs in construction environment.