Dr. Richard J. Gebken


Technology and Construction Mgmt

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Technology and Construction Mgmt
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • PhD, Civil Engineering, 2006, University of Texas at Austin
    Dissertation: “Transactional Dispute Resolution Cost Quantification in the U.S. Construction Industry”
  • MS Architecture, 2001, Department of Building Construction, Virginia Tech
    Thesis: “Process and Information Mapping in the Construction Industry: A Residential Construction Case Study”
  • BS Building Construction, 1999, Virginia Tech
  • BS Civil Engineering, 1999, Virginia Tech


  • TCM 320 Construction Contracts, Specifications, and Law
  • TCM 322 Electrical Systems for Buildings
  • TCM 426 Construction Project Administration
  • TCM 453 Construction Cost Management
  • TCM 545/645 Project Control Systems
  • TCM 323 Construction Surveying
  • TCM 359 Principles of Project Management
  • TCM 601/701 Project Management
  • TCM 626/726 Seminar in Project Management
  • TCM 650/750 Advanced Project Management

Research and professional interests

  • Effective dispute resolution in the construction industry
  • Innovative construction contracting practices
  • Mobile computing technology for construction field management
  • Construction management teaching pedagogy

Awards and honors

  • Missouri State University Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2011
  • Associated Schools of Construction National Teaching Award, 2010
  • NAHB Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, 2007