Andrew McCoy, PhD

Andrew McCoy, PhD

Beliveau Professor and Director of VCHR

Dr. McCoy is the Beliveau Professor and Associate Director of the Myers-Lawson School of Construction (MLSoC) and Director of the Virginia Center for Housing Research (VCHR) at Virginia Tech. He is also Professor of Building Construction in the Myers-Lawson School of Construction.

Dr. McCoy has authored hundreds of articles and has been a primary investigator on millions of dollars in funded projects, including ‘green’ residential construction practices, building technologies, affordable housing and safety practices in the construction supply chain. Notable funded endeavors include: 1) The Commonwealth of Virginia's Executive Order 32 study "Addressing the Impact of Housing Affordability for Virginia’s Economy"; 2) HUD's " Impact of Market Behavior on the Adoption and Diffusion of Innovative Green Building Technologies," A Sustainable Communities Research grant; 3) HUD's "Strategies for Promoting Innovation in Housing"; 4) NIOSH's “The Case for a Whole Industry Approach to Safety,” a grant on safety across cultures and sectors of the construction industry; 5) Housing Virginia's "The Impact of Energy Efficient Construction for LIHTC Housing in Virginia" and 6) Virginia Housing's "Printing for Affordable Concrete housing and Training (PACT)" which developed the first affordable, owner-occupied house in the world using 3D concrete printing. Dr. McCoy’s research won Virginia’s Game Changer Award and Engineering News Record's "Top 20 under 40.” Dr. McCoy's work also won the ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering’s "Top Paper Award" and the American Real Estate Society conference’s "best paper prize for the topic of Sustainable Real Estate."


Contact information

122C Burruss Hall (0156)
1345 Perry St
Blacksburg, VA 24061