Engineering & Project Management


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Cornell University’s Department of Engineering and Project Management provides services in two major areas:  Facilities Engineering.and Project Management 

Engineering and Project Management will help you define the scope and budget of your project, provide design and engineering support, manage construction, and contract with outside vendors for services while meeting your cost and timeline goals.  We also provide technical stewardship and expertise in support of the natural and built environment.

Engineering and Project Management


  • Facilities Engineering

    Facilities Engineering provides Architecture and Engineering technical stewardship and expertise in support of the natural and built environment.  Facilities Engineering is organized into four technical discipline groups including Architecture & Structural, Civil & Environmental, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering and a Shared Services Group.  Facilities Engineering provides services in the following four areas:

    • Architecture and Engineering Services include condition assessments, feasibility studies, construction documents and construction administration
    • Project Stewardship Services include design review, administration and updating of the University Design and Construction Standards and construction phase support for projects
    • Maintenance Engineering Services include maintenance program management, data management, maintenance work execution and subject matter expertise support
    • Energy & Utility Engineering Services include energy analysis, carbon accounting, Green Building program support, utility mapping & locating and utility maintenance program support

      Project Management
      Project Management provides collaborative project management leadership for capital projects at Cornell University.  Key partners include University Endowed and Contract Colleges and Units.  Our team is involved at the early stages of project development and scoping and is responsible for leading concept studies, facility master planning studies necessary to develop key project initiatives in support of College and Unit mission.  Following University level project approval, project managers provide project management and leadership for all phases of design through construction and close-out.

    • eBuilder is an electronic software system through which all  capital projects, small projects and stand-alone facilities contracts are managed.  The eBuilder  Administrator is responsible for the functionality of the system and the training of staff and outside agencies expected to use the system.  Enhancements to the system and development of capabilities are managed by the e-Builder Administrator.
Contact Us:

Laurrie Coffin
102 Humphreys Service Building
Ithaca, NY 14853



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