T. Michael Toole, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Dean of Engineering
Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
My curriculum vitae and a brief biography in case you are interested.
Recent PtD presentations (which can be downloaded below):
Prevention through Design: Accounting for Employee Safety in the Construction Process. Presented at EHS's Today's Safety Leadership Conference. October 26-28, 2015, Greenville, SC.
Prevention through Design: Promising or Perilous? Presented at the American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law (Webinar), November 3, 2015.
Steel Erectors Assocation of America Annual Convention, Myrtle Beach, SC. April 23-25, 2015.
NY/NJ Education and Research Center Annual Scientific Meeting, Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, March 20, 2015.
Safety Executives of NY Professional Development Conference, New York, NY, March 24, 2015.
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Courses I have taught:
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My Class of 1956 Lectureship presentation in February 2010.
My plenary presentation at the 2009 Patriot League Academic Conference.
My remarks at the 2009 Matriculation ceremony. My remarks at the 2005 Matriculation Ceremony.
Interested in a summer internship or permanent position in construction? Click here to be taken to the Moles Career Connection website, which contains a list of mostly heavy civil and commercial construction, construction management, and design-build firms who are looking for students like you. If you are looking for an internship in building construction in the Philly, Baltimore and DC areas, email me and I may be able to connect you with alumni working for firms who like to hire Bucknell students.
Copies of papers that are not readily available in case you are interested.
Toole, T. M., J. Gambatese and D. Abowitz (2011). “Owners’ Role in Facilitating Designing for Construction Safety.” Research report submitted to the CPWR/NIOSH.
Toole, T. M. and G. Carpenter (2011). “Prevention through Design: An Important Aspect of Social Sustainability. Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Design and Construction. Kansas City, MO, March 23-25, 2011.
Toole, T. M. and R. Marshall (2006). “Designing for Geoconstruction Safety.” Invited paper presented at the ASCE “Trends Affecting the Geo-Community” workshop held in Reston, VA December 5-8, 2006.
Toole, T. M. (2006). "A Primer on Social Science Research Methods in Construction." Proceedings of the ASCE-CIB specialty conference on Leadership in Construction, May 4-6, 2006. (This was expanded into a January 2010 article in the Journal of Construction Engineering and Management.)
Toole, T. M., N. Hervol and M Hallowell (2006). “Designing Steel for Construction Safety.” Proceedings of the 2006 North American Steel Construction Conference, February 8-11, San Antonio, TX. American Institute of Steel Construction.
Toole, T. M. and M. Hallowell (2005). “Building Performance Engineering During Construction.” Proceedings of the 2005 ASCE Construction Research Congress, April 5-7, San Diego, CA. (Best Paper Award)
Toole, T. M. (2005). “A Project Management Causal Loop Diagram.” Proceedings of the Association of Researchers in Construction Management conference, London, England, September 5-7, 2005.
Toole, T. M. and C. Hufford. “A Project Management Flight Simulator.” Proceedings of the ASCE Construction Research Council specialty conference on organizational issues, Hilton Head, NC, March 2004.
Toole, T. M., "Information Technology Innovation: A View Of Large Contractors." Proceedings of the 2003 Construction Research Congress, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 2003.
Toole, T. M., Task and Environmental Uncertainty and the Adoption of Technological Innovations by Home Builders. Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, M.I.T. 1994. Dissertation body. Dissertation appendices.