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Ray Lemming J.D., P.E.

Adjunct Professor

Main Campus Phone: 

312.567.3540

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Education 

B.S., Civil Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology
B.S., Psychology (Organizational and Psychometrics), University of Dayton
M.B.A., Organizations and Management, Central Michigan University
J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law

Courses 

CAE 470/INTM 417 Construction Estimating

Experience 

Facilities Infrastructure Design, Planning, Development

Research  

Lemming has extensive field experience in managing international and domestic construction projects, with special expertise in contracting, planning, scheduling, and project controls management for infrastructure and heavy civil projects. He is an expert in development and maintenance of design and construction schedules using the Primavera scheduling package. His expertise includes a thorough knowledge of standards and requirements for construction scheduling and reporting. Mr. Lemming’s legal experience is in all areas associated with the construction industry with emphasis on surety law and contract claims. Lemming was previously Construction Claims Administrator in General for MWRD Engineering, as well as Chief Engineer of CNA Surety.

In addition, Lemming has worked on numerous projects in the U.S. and abroad for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). He was involved with the McCook Reservoir (IL) Deep Tunnel Project, Construction Management/Project Controls Training in El Salvador for the national power authority (CEL), Constructability/Schedule Analyses, Maheshwar Hydroelectric Project in central India and Dhamwari Sunda Hydro Project in northern India.

As an advisor for USACE, Lemming worked on airfield and infrastucture plans that were ultimately used in the Persian Gulf War. He also supported pipeline construction and tunnel interdiction in Korea, airfield construction in Honduras, USAID projects in the Middle East and Africa, and heavy civil construction at Midwestern U.S. military sites. Lemming has also been an estimating and scheduling engineer for many well-known national and local commercial building and public works projects. His local project list includes the Government Center and Riverwalk in Naperville, police stations, jails, and a school in Wheaton, and the renovations and additions to Northwestern and LaRabida Hospitals in Chicago, Lutheran General Hospital, Niles, and Evanston Hospital, Evanston.

Projects 

Lemming has also been an estimating and scheduling engineer for many well-known national and local commercial building and public works projects. His local project list includes the Government Center and Riverwalk in Naperville, police stations, jails, and a school in Wheaton, and the renovations and additions to Northwestern and LaRabida Hospitals in Chicago, Lutheran General Hospital, Niles, and Evanston Hospital, Evanston.

Memberships 

Computer Columnist for Ad Rem magazine, an international law publication. 1995-1996 Presentation of paper; “Implementation of Electroninc Document Management Systems in Large Water Agencies” for Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC), 2009

Industry Title 

Adjunct Professor in Engineering and Management Program, Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering Department (CAEE)