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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


Jerry L. Penland, D.E., P.E,



Educational Background

DE (2002). University of Kansas - Civil Engineering

MS (1996). University of Kansas - Architectural Engineering

BS (1974). Iowa State University - Civil Engineering


Employment History

2008 - Present  Assistant Prof. Construction Management, University of Central Missouri

2007 - 2008  Assistant Prof. Construction Management, Pittsburg State University

1996 - 2004  Adjunct Prof. (Part-time), University of Kansas

1978 - 2007  Manager of Construction, Yellow Transportation, Inc.

1974 - 1978  Design Civil Engineer, Bucher and Willis Consulting Eng.


Membership in Professional & Scientific Societies


Certifications and Licenses


Courses Taught


CMGT 2325  Project Cost Estimating

CMGT 3355  Construction Planning & Scheduling

CMGT 4355  Computer Based Project Control

CMGT 4380  Heavy Construction: Materials & Methods



CMCET 234  The Construction Industry (Team Taught by entire Faculty)

CMCET 334  Methods of Construction-Sitework and Steel

CMCET 634  Construction Management

CMCET 635  Contract Administration

CMCET 691  Senior Project (Team Taught by entire Faculty)



CMGT 400  Construction Contracting

ARCE 556  Construction Materials and Methods

ARCE 551  Construction Costs and Methods

ARCE 681  Capstone Design Course

CMGT 704  Construction Estimating and Bidding

CMGT 700  Construction Project Management

CMGT 701  Construction Planning and Scheduling


Service (last five years)

University Level

Spring 2012 - JCKL Advisory Board member

Fall 2011 - JCKL Advisory Board member

Spring 2011 - JCKL Advisory Board member

Fall 2010 - JCKL Advisory Board member


Department Level

Spring 2011  Faculty Search Committee - Construction Management


University Sponsored Programs


Science Olympiads event judge


Science Olympiads event judge preparation


Science Olympiads event judge


Science Olympiads event judge



Fall 08 - Present - Associated Schools of Const. Student Competition Coach

Each fall the Construction Management students participate in this student competition.  I have been the coach for the heavy team each year since 2008.  The Heavy Team placed second in 2012.  The teams meet every Thursday evening from the beginning of the school year until the completion at the end of October.


Fall 08 - Present - Associated Schools of Const. Student Competition Coordinator

I have served as coordinator or co-coordinator of the UCM teams since 2008.  This involves fund raising, team registration, travel arrangements, and financial accounting for our teams.


Continuing Education 2012


Sponsoring Agency
11/15/12 Attended Seminar - The Builders' Association CM Program - UCM
10/09/12 Attend Kiewit Professor Conference Denver CO Kiewit Midwest
10/08/12 Attend Kiewit Professor Conference Denver CO Kiewit Midwest
9/25/12 Attended Seminar Field Trip to Hwy 13 North project CM Program - UCM
9/21/12 Online Teaching Webinar Office of Tech. - UCM
9/14/12 Online Teaching Webinar Office of Tech. - UCM
9/07/12 Online Teaching Webinar Office of Tech. - UCM
8/08/12 Blackboard training What's New In 9.1 Office of Tech. - UCM
5/15/12 Attended LEAN Constr. Institute Presentation at Stinson Morris and Hecher LEAN Construction Inst.
5/10/12 Attended Green Energy Conference in Kansas City Builders' Association
4/26/12 Dan Clark motivational presentation UCM
4/05/12 Coordinated and attended Seminar ESS - Gasconade Bridge Project CM Program - UCM
3/28/12 Cloud Stoage Presentation Office of Tech. - UCM
3/02/12 Attended Concrete Paving Workshop MidWest Conc. Group
2/23/12 Attended Seminar Brighter Engineering Susan Brown CM Program - UCM