Joe Fradella is a Civil & Construction Engineering Senior Instructor at Oregon State University. He worked as a construction project manager at the Baha’i World Centre in Israel for three years prior to arriving at Oregon State. His projects included historic building restoration and conservation, retaining walls and hardscape work, and other building renovation and maintenance projects. During his career, he has worked for several engineering and construction firms, primarily focusing on mechanical and electrical systems. Mr. Fradella’s research interests include energy efficiency and construction safety.