Joseph Vaglica

Joseph Vaglica

Program Director and Faculty, Construction Management

4855 4th Street, Detroit MI 48202
586 7090808

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Joseph Vaglica


Dr. Joseph Vaglica PhD., P.E graduated from Wayne State University, Detroit in 1995 with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. He then went on to continue his studies with Wayne State University and earned a Master of Science, Civil Engineering in 2001. A few years later he began to pursue his PhD in Civil & Environmental Engineering at Wayne State University with concentration in Construction Management.

Dr Joseph Vaglica is a professional engineer and the founder and owner of Gateway Engineering and Surveying (GES) established in 1995 and located in Shelby Township, Michigan. He is involved in all aspects of civil, structural, architectural and construction. His work includes but is not limited to, Residential, Commercial and Industrial projects throughout Michigan.  


Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Wayne State University, 2018

MS  in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Wayne State University, 2001

BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Wayne State University, 1995




Courses Taught

CMT 3070 Introduction to Green Construction

CMT 3020 Residential and Commercial Land Development

CMT 4200 Senior Project

CMT 3010 Introduction to Construction Managment

CMT 3000 Bidding and Estimating


Other Professional Experience

Professional Engineer, Michigan, New York, Georgia, Mississippi. 

Residential Builder, State of Michigan


Real Estate Broker, State of Michigan


Certified Flood Plain Manager


Storm Water Operator – State of Michigan


Masonry Design and Inspection Certificate