Kirlin Lecture Series

All Kirlin Series Seminars and Lectures are made possible by the John J. Kirlin, Inc. Lecture Fund. Established in April 1984, the purpose of the fund is to support a prestigious lecture series to promote new and creative ideas and concepts in the construction industry.

Upcoming Seminars

The Development Process—College Park Southern Gateway Redevelopment
Jeff Kayce '03
SVP Managing Director, Bozzuto Development Company

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Business casual
6:00 p.m.: Lecture, Zupnik Hall
7:00 p.m.: Networking reception with industry partners, Kim Rotunda

As SVP – Managing Director at Bozzuto Development Company, Jeff is responsible for expanding joint venture opportunities throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. He oversees a team while managing the development process for multifamily and mixed-use projects, from entitlements through construction and lease-up. Jeff is currently overseeing predevelopment of the College Park Southern Gateway, a $140 million mixed-use project in partnership with the University of Maryland; Academy Yard Phase II, a Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)-financed second phase in Odenton, MD; and Odenton Town Center, a transit-oriented development at the Odenton MARC station with the Maryland Department of Transportation. Prior work includes Flats170 at Academy Yard, a 369-unit HUD-financed redevelopment of a former manufacturing site; the Fitzgerald at UB Midtown, recipient of the 2011 Urban Land Institute National Award for Excellence; and Arbors at Arundel Preserve, a suburban community of 496 residences in Hanover, MD.

Recently completed projects include Anthem House, a $100 million mixed-use community delivering in Locust Point; Cathedral Commons, a grocer-anchored redevelopment two blocks north of the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.; and Union Wharf, an upscale 281-unit project on the waterfront of Baltimore’s Fells Point neighborhood. Developments currently under construction include Liberty Harbor East, a $180 million high-rise anchored by Whole Foods in Baltimore City; the Monarch at Waugh Chapel, a HUD-financed apartment community in Anne Arundel County; and a boutique second phase of Anthem House.

Prior to joining Bozzuto in 2004, Jeff was the Director of Development for Signature Properties in Baltimore City. Jeff’s local involvement includes the Urban Land Institute Baltimore Advisory Group, the UMAR (No Hooks Before Books) program for inner-city youth, and the Maryland Building Industry Association, for which he is the chair of the multifamily council. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture (magna cum laude) from the University of Maryland, College Park and co-founded the school’s Real Estate and Development Club.

Past Lectures and Seminars

Kirlin Distinguished Lectures
[2015-Nov. 13]

Emmons, Peter. Founder & CEO, The Structural Group. The Continuum of Education: How Career-Long Learning Can Fill the Gap between College Education and Career Success.[pdf]

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[2014-Oct. 10] Wilson, Nigel. Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Using Smart Data and Complementary Data to Improve Public Transport Systems.[pdf]
[2013-Mar. 13] Benson, Craig H. Professor and Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Director of Sustainability Research & Education, Co-Director of the Office of Sustainability, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Infusing Sustainability into Civil Engineering Design: Value Proposition for Society and Engineering Practice. [pdf]
[2012-Nov. 2] Russell, Jeffrey S. Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vice Provost for Lifelong Learning, and Dean, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Innovation in the Design and Construction Industry. [pdf]
[2012-Apr. 6] Vest, Charles M. President, National Academy of Engineering; President Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Why Engineering Education and Research Matter in the 21st Century. [pdf]
[2010-May 4] Clough, G. Wayne. Secretary, Smithsonian Institute.

Kirlin Seminars
[2016-Mar. 23]

Love, Nancy. Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan. At the Confluence: Nutrients, Trace Chemicals and Sustainability in the Urban Water Sector[pdf]  

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[2015-Mar. 25]

Hastie, Chip. Vice President, Clark Construction. Long Beach Courthouse: Influence of Performance Based Infrastructure on the Design-Build Process[pdf] 

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[2011-Nov. 16] Chapin, Douglas M. Fellow, American Nuclear Society; Principal, MPR Associates, Inc. Overview of Fukushima Daiichi Events – Technology, Chronology, Damage, Current Conditions, and Lessons Learned[pdf]
[2011-Oct. 12] Walesh, Stuart G. Distinguished Member, American Society of Civil Engineers. Enhancing Engineers’ Creativity and Innovation: A Whole-Brain Approach[pdf]
[2011-Apr. 20] Gee, King W. Associate Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation. Highway Transportation Trends and Challenges for the Engineer. [pdf]
[2010-Nov. 7] Hoffman, Ed. Director, NASA Academy of Program/Project & Engineering Leadership, NASA. Developing Project Competence. [pdf]
[2010-Oct. 1] Dzombak, David A. Walter J. Blenko, Sr. University Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering; Faculty Director, Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Education & Research; Carnegie Mellon University. Geologic Sequestration of CO2: Evaluating and Monitoring Seal Rock Integrity[pdf]
[2010-Feb. 24] Thornton, Charles H. Founding Principal - STRAAM LLC.; Chairman - Charles H. Thornton and Company, LLC; Chairman - Thornton Termohlen Group, Inc. Structural Engineering: This Engineer’s Look into the Future[pdf]
[2007-Feb. 7] Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Russel L. Fuhrman. Senior Vice President, Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB); Executive Project Manager, Potomac Crossing Consultants (PCC). Challenges of MEGA Project Program Management. [pdf]