Wylie K. Bearup is the Beaver Ames Heavy Civil Chair, Del E. Webb School of Construction, at Arizona State University. He received B.S and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Arizona and his PhD in Construction Engineering and Management from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. For 38 years prior to joining ASU, he managed large capital construction programs first for the US Army Corps of Engineers and then for the City of Phoenix, Arizona, using various project delivery methods.