master’s of business administration from New York University. Professor Tatum has taught courses on construction engineering and mechanical and electrical systems for buildings in Stanford’s graduate construction program and undergraduate CE curriculum, high-tech and industrial construction, concrete construction, management of technology, case studies in managing construction projects, cost engineering, and materials management. His industry experience included responsibility as a mechanical engineer, construction engineer, resident engineer, and construction superintendent/area manager with Ebasco Services Incorporated (1970-1981) on two large power plant projects. He is a registered professional engineer in Colorado and Washington. In 1986 he received the Presidential Young Investigator Award from the National Science Foundation and in 1988 he received ASCE's Construction Management Award. He was elected to the National Academy of Construction in 2002.