CEE Retirements: Paul Carr - 2018

Paul Carr

Paul Carr, Adjunct Associate Professor, joined the faculty in CEE in the fall of 2000, where for years he supervised M.Eng. students in CEE 5910, Engineering Management Project, Practice Management for the Consulting Professional, and CEE 5920, Engineering Management Project, Contract Dispute Resolution for Architects, Engineers and Constructors. Dr. Carr also taught CEE 5950: Construction Planning and Operations each Fall semester from 2001 through when he retired from active teaching in December 2017.

Prior to teaching for CEE, Dr. Carr was chief executive officer of Bernier, Carr and Associates, P.C. for 18 years, an architectural, engineering and construction management firm located in Jefferson County, New York.  Carr brought a vast amount of skill to the classroom that made learning about project management very engaging for the students.

Dr. Carr is a graduate of Cornell University, earning his Master of Engineering degree in 1976. He received his Ph.D. in civil engineering, construction engineering and management from Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, Virginia, in 2000 where he studied and taught before joining the faculty at Cornell.

During his tenure at Cornell, Dr. Carr was awarded the Cornell University College of Engineering Excellence in Teaching Award 2003-04 and again in 2014-15. In addition, Dr. Carr was awarded the Virginia Tech Department of Civil Engineering Myers-Lawson School of Construction, Outstanding Alumni Award 2006, and the Rochester Institute of Technology 2008 Distinguished Alumni Award College of Applied Science and Technology.

Carr said, “I have loved these past years teaching and interacting with so many bright and ambitious students. It has been a joy to be allowed to teach at Cornell, with so many wonderful faculty and staff colleagues.”      

Dr. Carr will continue to be available to advise, counsel and provide professional assistance to the hundreds of students who studied under his guidance.