Johns Hopkins Hospital

New Clinical Building

Baltimore, MD



Sr. Thesis Resources

Analysis 1: Alternative Project Delivery Method (MAE Requirement)

Penn State University – Dr. Michael Horman
Penn State University – Dr. John Messner
KLMK Group, LLC – Curtin Skolnick
JHH Facility Management Group – Howard Reel
JHH Facility Management Group – Bob Singer
Clark Construction – Mike Hartman
Clark Construction – John Bond
Clark Construction – Brian Flegel
Poole & Kent – Donald Campbell
M.C. Dean – Bill Knot

Analysis 2: Chilled Beams Cost & Schedule Impact (Mechanical Breadth)

TROX USA – Ken Loudermilk          
TROX USA – Chris Lawrence
DADANCO – Bill Rafferty
Pierce Associates, Inc. – Dan Donaghy
Clark Construction – Jim Salvino
Poole & Kent – Donald Campbell
United Sheet Metal – Mike Topper
Johns Hopkins Facility Group – Bob Singer
BR+A – Mark Octeau
SmithGroup – David Varner
Penn State – Moses Ling

Analysis 3: Case Study - Concrete Over-pour on Decks Due to Steel Deflection (Structural Breath)

Turner Construction – Jim Faust
Thornton Tomasetti – Zach Kates (Structural Engineer)
Clark Construction – Joe Salerno
Clark Construction – Lynore Arkin-Yetter
Clark Concrete – Steve Dare
Penn State – Dr. Linda Hanagan



Penn State
PSU Architectural Engineering
AE Computer Labs

The Capstone Project Electronic Portfolio (CPEP) is a web-based project and information center. It contains material produced for a year-long Senior Thesis class. Its purpose, in addition to providing central storage of individual assignments, is to foster communication and collaboration between student, faculty consultants, course instructors, and industry consultants. This website is dedicated to the research and analysis conducted via guidelines rovided by the Department of Architectural Engineering. For an explanation of this capstone design course and its requiremtns click me.

"Note: While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work-in-progress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Dan Weiger. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design."

This page was last updated on April 23, 2009 by Dan Weiger and is hosted by the AE Department - 2008