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Austin Community College
5930 Middle Fiskville Rd.
Austin, Texas 78752-4390
512.223.4ACC (4222)
Alrutheus "Ted" Buchanan

Adjunct Professor, Building Construction Technology since 2005

Classes taught:


  • BS-Tennessee State University School of Engineering
  • 485 hours of IBM/Motorola sponsored courses in management, engineering and finance


  • 1992 - Buchanan Consultants & Associates, Inc is Certified by the City of Austin and the State of Texas by the Texas Building & Proucurement Commission (TBPC) as a Historically Underutilized Business Firm (HUB)

Work Experience

  • Hayes International (1963 - 1964) Facility Engineer
  • Engineer - IBM (1964-1992) - responsible for design, estimates and construction of facilities projects; Space Planning Manager for the Austin IBM site. Held other engineering, planning and management  positions during his 28 years at IBM.
  • Project Manager - Motorola Facility Engineering Department. (1992 - 1996)
  • Established the planning firm of Buchanan Consulting and Associates, Inc. (1992 - present) which provide project management support services in the Austin area to architects,  engineering firms and construction contractors.
  • Teaching with ACC since 2005


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