William Ikerd II

William Ikerd II
Job Title: 
Principal
Age: 
35
Professional Credentials: 
PE, CWI, LEED AP
Education: 
BSCE, MSE, Washington University in St. Louis
Accomplishments: 

President and principal of consulting firm his wife founded in 2003 (he joined 2011). Expert in structures, enclosures, and Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) utilizing BIM.

“Best Presentation” prize at Structures Congress, 2008 and 2009.

When previously employed at Raymond L. Goodson Jr. Inc., founded new department focused on IPD utilizing BIM and VDC. Wrote design-side BIM guidelines for Southern Methodist University’s new $130 million student housing project.

Extracurricular: 

2011 chairman, Designers’ sub-forum of AGC BIM Forum.

Co-authoring book about VDC with BIM with wife and business partner, Brenda.

Adjunct faculty, University of North Texas, School of Engineering, 2006-2008.

Off the Clock: 

Enjoys shooting sporting clays.

Helped build schools and churches in Coahuila, Mexico.

Restoring a 1958 Nash Metropolitan.

At age 17, named semifinalist in annual Westinghouse Science Talent Search.

Secret Life: 

Started college at age 15 to study mathematics and science at University of North Texas, Denton. Completed bachelors and masters degrees by age 22.