Brian Capt

Office Address: 
230 SNLB
Phone Number: 
801-422-4525
Email Address: 
bcapt@byu.edu
Classes Taught: 
CFM 105 - Intro to CFM CFM 155 - Construction Modeling CFM 210 - Light Structural Systems CFM 241 - Electrical Systems
Status: 
Full Time

Clifton Farnsworth

Office Address: 
230 SNLB
Phone Number: 
801-422-6494
Email Address: 
cfarnsworth@byu.edu
Classes Taught: 
CFM 302 - Structures and Strength of Materials FundamentalsCFM 335 - Equipment & Soils, CFM 600 - Trends & Issues in Managing Construction, CFM 695R - Special Topics in Construction Management
Status: 
Full Time

Evan Bingham

Office Address: 
230 SNLB
Phone Number: 
801-422-9320
Email Address: 
evan.bingham@byu.edu
Classes Taught: 
CFM 412 (Construction Scheduling and Cost Control) CFM 213 (Surveying and Building Layout)
Status: 
Fulltime
Biography: 
Evan Bingham is an Assistant Professor in the Construction and Facilities Management Program at Brigham Young University. Because of his background as a builder, he has taught many of the trade related construction classes. Currently his primary focuses include teaching and research related to surveying and geomatics, as well as construction scheduling and cost control. Evan has a PhD from Arizona State University in Civil Engineering, a Masters in Construction Management from ASU, a Bachelors in Construction Engineering from ASU, and a Bachelors in Construction Management from Brigham Young University. Evan is currently working on his Professional Engineer (PE) hours and is currently EIT status. Evan is also a licensed General Contractor in the state of Utah and Arizona.

James Smith

James Smith
Office Address: 
230 SNLB
Phone Number: 
801-422-2023
Email Address: 
james_smith@byu.edu
Classes Taught: 
CFM 105 – Introduction to Construction and Facilities Management; CFM 416 – Capstone; CFM 411 – Preconstruction
Status: 
Full Time
Biography: 
James Smith is an assistant professor in the Construction and Facilities Management Program at Brigham Young University. His research focuses on trust-building in the construction delivery process including alternate project delivery methods, interdisciplinary learning, and lean construction. Dr. Smith started his academic career at Clemson University where he participated in the development of an Integrated Project Delivery certificate and multiple other collaborative efforts between architecture and construction management faculty. Dr. Smith graduated from BYU’s Construction Management program with his Bachelors Degree in 2003. After graduation, James worked in industry for seven years in Nevada and Utah, before returning to BYU for his master’s degree (2010). He received his PhD in Architecture from Texas A&M University (2013) after completing his dissertation entitled, “Trust-Building in the Construction Project Delivery Process: A Relational Lookahead Tool for Managing Trust”.

Jay Christofferson

Office Address: 
230 SNLB
Phone Number: 
(801) 422-6302
Email Address: 
jay_christofferson@byu.edu
Classes Taught: 
CFM 311 - Estimating Processes & Spreadsheets
Status: 
Full Time
Biography: 
Jay Christofferson is the Chair of the Construction and Facilities Management program at Brigham Young University. He received a Ph.D. in Construction Management from Colorado State University. Jay is a licensed general contractor and built homes in Salt Lake and Utah Counties. He also worked in industrial construction in scheduling and cost control for Hercules Aerospace on the Bacchus West site. He specializes in developing computer solutions in management, communication, and estimating for construction companies. He is the developer of “Estimator Pro”, an Excel-based estimating program for builders and remodelers and is the author of NAHB’s best-selling, “Estimating with Excel: Keys to Unlocking the Power for Builders.” He currently teaches CFM 311, “Estimating Processes and Spreadsheets”.

Jeff Metcalf

Jeff Metcalf
Office Address: 
230 SNLB
Phone Number: 
801-913-9498
Email Address: 
jmetcalf@laytonconstruction.com
Classes Taught: 
CFM 555 - Construction Company Financial Management
Status: 
Part Time
Biography: 
Jeff Metcalf is the Director of Information systems at Layton Construction. He manages all information systems including the Accounting/ERP system, overseeing and directing development and implementation of new functionality along with training and instructing. Jeff holds a BS in accounting from the University of Utah and an MBA from Brigham Young University. He is and adjunct professor teaching the CFM 555-Construction Company Financial Management course at the BYU school of technology.

Justin Weidman

Office Address: 
230 SNLB
Phone Number: 
801-422-5358
Email Address: 
justinweidman@byu.edu
Classes Taught: 
CFM 345 - Construction Safety CFM 415 - Construction Project Management & Control CFM 491 - Senior Seminar
Status: 
Full Time
Biography: 
Justin Weidman is and Associate Professor. He is actively involved as the adviser to the Construction Management Student Association and as the executive committee member for the BYU Construction Management Industry Advisory Council. Weidman received his doctorate from Virginia Tech (2012), his M.S. in Construction Management from BYU (2010) and his B.S. from BYU in 2006.

Mark Hutchings

Office Address: 
230 SNLB
Phone Number: 
801-422-6489
Email Address: 
Mark_Hutchings@byu.edu
Classes Taught: 
CFM 426 - Real Estate Planning & Developmen
Status: 
Full time

Michael Bown

Office Address: 
230 SNLB
Phone Number: 
801-422-8758
Email Address: 
bown@byu.edu
Classes Taught: 
CFM 110 - Fundamentals of FPM, CFM 420 - Commercial Real Estate Management, CFM 445 - Construction Company Operations & Management
Status: 
Full Time

Trent Hunt

Office Address: 
230 SNLB
Phone Number: 
801-949-3331
Email Address: 
trenth@mp-int.com
Classes Taught: 
CFM 330 - Advanced Mechanical, Electrical, & Plumbing Systems
Status: 
Part Time
Biography: 
Trent Hunt is an adjunct professor in the BYU Construction and Facilities Management Department. He is recognized professionally in Utah as a member of the Utah Building Code Commission, Regionally as the Director for ASHRAE Region IX, and Nationally as a Director on the ASHRAE Board. Brother Hunt was also nominated in 2017 as the Utah Engineering Educator of the Year by the Utah Engineers Council. He has been published in various Trane Technical publications as well as the Utah Engineering Council Journal. Most recently, Brother Hunt was a conference speaker at the ASHRAE Summer Meeting in Houston, TX as well as a content reviewer for the ASHRAE Handbook. Brother Hunt received his BS in Industrial and Mechanical Engineering from Oklahoma State University in 1993. He is currently on a 3 year sabattical from teaching his CFM330 Class due to his service on the ASHRAE Board of Directors. Brother Hunt has worked for Trane in the funtions of Chiller Application Engineer as well as Systems Sales Engineer and has worked for Mechanical Products Intermountain, Midvale, UT since 2010 as the Account Sales Manager. In addition to his ASHRAE