Eric Holt More about Eric Holt Dr. Eric Holt is an Assistant Professor in the Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management at the University of Denver (DU). He teaches Construction Building Systems, Architectural Planning & Design Management, and Construction Estimating. He has 25 years of experience in the construction industry. His career includes construction material sales and marketing, plan reviewer and building inspector, custom home project manager, and architectural designer/small business owner for an architectural design firm. Eric earned his PhD from Purdue University in Construction Management. He serves on the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Student Chapter Advisory Board at the national level, and as the DU NAHB Student Chapter Faculty Advisor. His research interest are in the home building industry, construction technology, and real world student competitions.