College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities

Faculty Bio

Wintz, Joseph A

Wintz, Joseph A

Position
Senior Lecturer

Contact
Phone: 864/656-3885
Email: jwintz@clemson.edu

Education
J.D., George Mason University; M.S., George Mason University; S.E., George Washington University

Tony has been on the CSM faculty for over five years. He has taught numerous CSM courses including Introduction to Construction Management, Materials and Methods of Construction I & II, Structures I, Contract Documents, Soils & Foundations, Estimating I & II and a joint undergraduate/graduate course in Adversarial Relations in the Construction Industry. Tony has also acted as an interdepartmental faculty reviewer for architectural students in their studio design courses.

Tony was the CSM representative to the CAAH Curriculum Committee for three years and was also on the CAAH Research Committee and the CAAH Technology Stream Committee. He has been the faculty adviser for the ABC Student Chapter. He serves on the national committees of several codes- and standards-writing organizations, including ASCE and ASTM. Tony has reviewed articles for AIC's journal, The American Professional Constructor, as well as technical papers for ASC conferences.

Masonry is Tony's major field of research. Throughout his career, he has been involved in all aspects of masonry, including materials, testing, design and detailing, specification, and construction and workmanship. This has included work in masonry restoration, renovation, rehabilitation and maintenance in addition to new construction of architectural buildings. It has also been his main focus in forensic engineering and construction litigation.

Tony has an undergraduate degree in civil engineering, a graduate degree in structural engineering and a law degree. This combination enables him to communicate on several levels with the students regarding building materials and systems and how they are designed, specified and used in the field. Tony has over 40 years of experience in a variety of construction related assignments, including contracting, structural design, education, research and development, forensic investigations of building construction defects, construction law and teaching.