Jon C. Vanden Bosch, P.E, is the associate director for research at the Construction Industry Institute, The University of Texas in Austin, a position he has held since 1992. Mr. Vanden Bosch graduated from the US Military Academy at West Point in 1955 with a BS degree. He received his M.S. in Engineering from Princeton University and served in the US Army Corps of Engineers from 1955-1979. Mr. Vanden Bosch concluded his service with the Corps as District Engineer at Galveston, Texas. From 1979-1992, Mr. Vanden Bosch was employed as vice president with two design and CM firms, and for over five years was the Director of Public Works for the City of Houston.