April Simons

Assistant Professor

April Simons

The McWhorter School of Building Science

Bachelor of Science in Building Construction, Executive Certificates in Construction Management, Executive Master in Building Construction, Master of Building Construction

314 M. Miller Gorrie Center Phone: (334) 844-5382


M.S. in Civil Engineering, Auburn University
B.S. in Civil Engineering, Auburn University

Professional Engineer (PE)

Professor April E. Simons joined the faculty in 2016. Prof. Simons teaches the Structures series (Structures I and II) for both Building Science and Architecture students. Additionally, she teaches an elective course titled “Special Problems in Construction: Tiny Homes,” which is a multidisciplinary course open to students across campus. She also serves as faculty advisor to the Alabama Rural Ministry (ARM) student chapter and co-faculty advisor to the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) student chapter.

Interest areas in research and practice:
Hands-On Learning
Advancement of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
Tiny Home Code and Regulations
Mass Timber/Cross-Laminated Timber