Dr. Blake Wentz elected 2nd Vice President of ASC
Dr. Blake Wentz, chair of MSOE’s Civil and Architectural Engineering and Construction Management Department, was elected 2nd Vice President of the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC). ASC is the national professional association of educators and industry practitioners working together for the development and advancement of construction education. It promotes the sharing of ideas and knowledge, and inspires, guides and promotes excellence in curricula, teaching, research and service.
He will be installed in April at ASC’s International Convention in Minneapolis. He’ll serve a two-year term before being installed as 1st Vice President, and ultimately, he will become President of the organization in 2022.
Wentz joined the MSOE faculty in 2005. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and master’s degree in engineering, both from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a Ph.D. in technology management from Indiana State University. From 2009-2014, he served as MSOE’s construction management program director.
Wentz served as owner’s representative for MSOE’s Grohmann Tower renovation project and currently for the university’s new Dwight and Dian Diercks Computational Science Hall project, which will break ground this spring. He is a LEED Accredited Professional and American Institute of Contractors (AIC) Certified Professional Constructor (CPC).