Student Biography - Daniel Zartman


Daniel Zartman is currently in his 5th year at the Pennsylvania State University pursuing an Integrated Bachelor and Master Degree in Architectural Engineering with a specialization in Construction Management, and a Minor in Architectural Studies.

Dan has been immersed in the Construction Industry throughout his entire life. At the age of 14, he started working as an extra hand in the yard of his father's construction company, Zartman Construction. Since then, his work experiences include: 6 summers (2003 - 2008) working in the field as a carpenter and laborer of general trades on a variety of different construction projects, 1 summer (2009) working as an assistant Estimator performing quantity takeoff and assisting in buyouts, and 2 Summers (2010,11) Construction Manager for the most recent 3 summers. After graduation, Dan plans on expanding his knowledge of the industry by working elsewhere.

At Penn State, Dan has participated in several extra-curricular activities including: Intern with the Center for Sustainability, AE Teaching Intern, marching Sousaphone with the Penn State Blue Band, Student Partnership for Achieving Construction Excellence (S:PACE), and Cycling Club. Dan has also been recognized scholastically by his induction into multiple selective Honor Societies including: Phi Alpha Epsilon (National Architectural Engineering Honors Society), Tau Beta Phi (National Engineering Honors Society), and Phi Kappa Phi. Dan is also the most recent recipient of the Specialized Crane and Rigging Association Scholarship.

Outside of school, Dan is a traveling man and avidly involves himself with hobbies such as: Aviation, Hunting, Snowmobiling, Mountain Biking, Boating, and Residential Construction.














Dan in Florence, Italy during his study abroad in June of 2011.

User 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 Daniel Zartman. 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 4/17/2012, by Daniel Zartman and is hosted by the AE Department (c) 2012