Theodore (Ted) J. Weidner
Associate Professor of Engineering Practice of Construction Engineering and Management
Ted Weidner has over 30 years of experience as a facilities leader at public and private institutions. He has consulted with public and private K-12 schools, higher education institutions, and religious institutions for over 15 years with a focus on development of processes and procedures, design and construction standards, staffing and manuals for operations and maintenance, facility-condition analysis, and prioritization of capital renewal projects.
His research interests include total cost of ownership, facility asset value, sustainability, preventive maintenance, facility maintenance planning, operation and maintenance costs, and facility information systems.
He is a frequent writer on facility issues in higher education and is active in APPA: Leadership in Educational Facilities serving on both its board of directors and Educational Facilities Professional Certification Board. He is licensed in both engineering and architecture, is a certified educational facilities professional, Green Globes professional, and a fellow in the American Society of Civil Engineering.
Weidner received all his degrees at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY. He obtained a B.S. in building science, architecture in 1977, a master’s in architecture in ’79, a master’s in civil engineering (structural engineering) in ’80, and a Ph.D. in civil engineering in ’99.