Ryan Smith, Associate Professor & Director
ITAC School of Architecture, University of Utah
Ryan E. Smith is Director of a university/industry research group dedicated to technology and sustainable design and construction inquiry called the Innovation Technology & Architecture (ITAC). He is a researcher, educator, author and speaker on the integration paradigm and building technology. He is author of Prefab Architecture: a guide to modular design and construction published by Wiley in 2010 and co-editor for Building Systems: design technology & society published by Routledge in 2012. He is past-President of the Building Technology Educators’ Society. Smith serves as the educational liaison on the AIA Center for Integrated Practice Leadership Group, and is a member of the Lean Construction Institute.
Ryan Smith (University of Utah), Dave Bleiman (Rutherford & Chekene), and Bill Kreysler (Kreysler & Associates) share their insights into product innovation in the AEC industry.