Jon Brangan


Jon Brangan is currently in his 5th year in the Architectural Engineering program at Penn State University. In May of 2010, Jon will graduate with a Bachelors of Architectural Engineering, with a focus on Construction Management. Jon is a member of the Design-Build Institute of America (D.B.I.A.) student chapter at Penn State where he is the acting president. He is also a member of S.PACE (Student Partnership for Achieving Construction Excellence). In October, Jon is scheduled to take the FE exam with hopes of earning his Engineer-In-Training (EIT) shortly thereafter.

Jon Brangan has spent the past few summers studying Physics and Dynamics of Engineering Mechanics at Rutgers University near his home in Cherry Hill, NJ. When not studying, Jon worked for The Home Depot where he sharpened his salesmanship, as well as his people skills. Jon’s extracurricular activities include being an active brother of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity where he participated in the Carlson Leadership Academy in Pittsburgh, and spent 2008 as the Vice President of Finance. Jon’s hobbies include architecture, cycling, mountain biking, and camping.






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 Jonathon Brangan. 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.