Along with today's announcement about Georg Reichard, Andrew McCoy, associate professor and associate director of the Myers-Lawson School of Construction at Virginia Tech, has been reappointed Preston and Catharine White Fellow by President Sands and Provost Rikakis.
The fellowship is funded from the Preston and Catharine White Endowment for the Myers-Lawson School of Construction. The endowment was established in 2008 with a $1 million gift from Preston White, a member of the Class of 1962 who earned his bachelor’s in building construction, and his wife.
McCoy has held the Preston and Catharine White Fellowship since 2014. The Myers-Lawson School of Construction is housed jointly in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies and the College of Engineering
A member of the Virginia Tech community since 2008, McCoy directs theVirginia Center for Housing Research, a center in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies that serves as the official housing research center for the Commonwealth of Virginia.
McCoy teaches undergraduate and graduate building construction courses that give students practical experience working on estimating and project management of real construction projects. He also contributes construction subject matter expertise on residential construction supply chain, adoption, diffusion and commercialization of innovation, platform development, scheduling, estimating, and industry-appropriate research-to-practice knowledge transfer.
McCoy received bachelor’s degrees in architecture and architectural history from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree and Ph.D. from Virginia Tech.