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School of Technology

Grinstead Building, Room 009
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4439
Fax: 660.543.4578
Email: Dr. Doug Koch





CURRICULUM VITAE

L. Joseph Kupersmith

 

Educational Background

MS (1991). Central Missouri State University (CMSU) - Industrial Technology, Construction Emphasis

BS (1989). Central Missouri State University - Construction Technology

 

Employment History

2000 - Present  Assistant Professor - School of Technology, University of Central Missouri
2000 - Present  Residential/Commercial Inspector, Self-employed
1997 - 2000 Building Inspector, City of Kansas City, Missouri
1991 - 1997 Building Official/Inspector, City of Mexico, Missouri
1990 - 1991 Graduate Teaching Assistant, CMSU
1983 - 1985 Operated Plumbing Repair Company, Kansas City metro area
1983 - 1985 Worked Part-time for Kansas City Lumber Co., Kansas City, Missouri
1974 - 1983 Apprentice/Journeyman Plumber, Kansas City metro area

 

Membership in Professional & Scientific Societies

  • Associated Builders and Contractors
  • Associated General Contractors of America
  • American Institute of Constructors
  • Associated Schools of Construction - Region IV
  • National Association of Industrial Technology (now ATMAE)
  • Metropolitan Kansas City Chapter of International Code Council (ICC)

 

Certifications and Licenses

  • Certified Building Official
  • Certified OSHA 500 Construction Safety Trainer

Courses Taught

Teaching Assignments (* indicates current classes)

CMGT 1300 Introduction to Construction Management

CMGT 3330 Building Codes and Code Administration*

CMGT 1301 Seminar in Construction Management

CMGT 4000 Special Projects, Problems, Investigations

CMGT 2310 Construction Plans and Specifications* CMGT 4310 Construction Safety*
CMGT 2325 Project Cost Estimating CMGT 4330 Mechanical Systems for Buildings*

CMGT 3320 Principles of Construction Management

CMGT 4380 Heavy Equipment


Service (last five years) 

  • 2009-2013 COT/TEC Building Manager
  • 2009-2013 CM Advisory Board Committee
  • 2010-2011  CM Faculty Search Committee
  • 2009-2013 Scholarship Committee - Chair
  • 2009-2013 SOT Curriculum Committee
  • 2010-2011 ACCE Accreditation Visit Committee
  • ASC Student Contest UCM Co-Coordinator, 2011
  • ASC Region IV Design/Build Contest Coordinator, 2010-13
  • ABC Excellence in Construction judging, 2009-2013
  • ASC Student Management Competition, Comm. team coach, 2009-2011
  • SOCM Faculty Advisor, 2009
  • Chairman, City of Warrensburg Building Code Board of Appeals, 2009-13
  • Chairman, City of Warrensburg Building Code Review Committee, 2012-13

 

Grants and Funded Projects (last five years) 

  • Internal Grant: U.C.M.B.S. in Technology (Transfer) Program - 100% Online Conversion Project (Submitted 2011, April); Total Value: $210,000.  The project was in response to a RFP from the UCM President.  The conversion project will cost approximately $30,000 to convert (11) classes to 100% online delivery.  Co-Principal Investigators/Developers include: Mr. Joseph Kupersmith, Dr. Ronnie Rollins and Dr. Troy Ollison.  Principal Investigator/Developer: Dr. Jeff Ulmer. Funded Fa11.  Scheduled completion of all courses: Summer 2013. 

Professional Presentations (last five years)

  1. Presented, Kupersmith, J., "2012 ICC/NFPA Codes Update", Warrensburg City Council, Warrensburg Missouri. June 2013.