Robert F. Brehm, Ph.D., P.E., Ph.D., F.ASCE, is an associate teaching professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering at Drexel University.
A Life Member of ASCE, Brehm has been associated with over $1 billion of construction, including civic centers, correctional institutions, educational facilities, entertainment venues, and government and commercial projects spanning over 35 years of construction activity. Brehm has served as a surety consultant developing turnaround strategies for trouble projects and has authored several articles on claims avoidance and project scheduling while provided expert testimony on construction practices in both federal and state courts.
Among the highlights of Brehm’s career are serving as the project executive and chief Administrator for the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority on all matters associated with the construction of the $70 million New Wildwoods Convention Center, and the renovation of the $100 million Atlantic City Historic Boardwalk Hall. In addition, Brehm served as director of the Office of Design and Construction for the New Jersey Department of the Treasury, where he oversaw the design and construction activities on over 550 state projects totaling $660 million, with an annual operating budget of $7.8 million.
A registered professional engineer in New York and New Jersey, Brehm received his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Georgia Tech and his Ph.D. in civil engineering from Drexel University.