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Schreyer tests Live Oak wood for Smithsonian Channel’s show (May 22nd, 2013)

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As part of a documentary on the background behind Peter Weir’s maritime masterpiece, “Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World.”, Alexander Schreyer (Lecturer and Assistant Program Director in BCT) conducted several tests on Live Oak, a wood species that gave the USS Constitution the nickname “Old Ironsides”. In these tests, which were filmed by […]

Schreyer Receives 2012 CNS College Outstanding Service/Outreach Award (Dec 12th, 2012)

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Alexander C. Schreyer, Lecturer and Assistant Program Director in BCT, received the UMass College of Natural Sciences (CNS) 2012 Outstanding Service/Outreach Award. This award honors his work spearheading various projects that provided exceptional service to UMass in the fields of promotion, campus planning, alumni relations, public outreach and administration.

New Book by UMass Amherst’s Schreyer Expands Understanding of Architectural Computer-Aided Design Software (Dec 11th, 2012)

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AMHERST, Mass. – Alexander C. Schreyer, assistant director and lecturer of the building and construction technology (BCT) program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and faculty member in the architecture + design program, has released a book on SketchUp, a popular three dimensional computer-aided design (CAD) software, titled “Architectural Design with SketchUp.” Published and released […]

Alexander Schreyer to Speak on “Geo-Based 3D Modeling and Visualization” (Mar 6th, 2012)

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The third IGERT seminar in the spring semester will be by Alexander Schreyer, faculty member in Building and Construction Technology, on Thursday March 8 in the Kellogg room in Elab II at UMass. The talk will start at 12:30. An abstract can be found here:  

SketchUp Plugin by Alexander Schreyer Featured on Google Blog (Feb 8th, 2012)

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A plugin for the popular 3D CAD software Google SketchUp, which was written by Alexander Schreyer (Assistant Program Director and Lecturer in BCT) was recently featured in one of Google’s case-studies on their official blog. As can be seen in the image above, his Ruby Code Editor plugin, which allows a user to write and […]