Timothy F. Winstead
Vice-President, Director of Science & Technology
The Freelon Group
Timothy (Tim) F. Winstead is Vice President and a Principal with The Freelon Group. As Director of Science & Technology, Mr. Winstead leads the firm’s efforts in the programming, planning and design of teaching and research buildings for both academic and corporate clients.
Mr. Winstead's broad range of experience with science facilities includes secondary education, undergraduate and graduate teaching/research facilities, in addition to research and development facilities for the pharmaceutical industry. Lab buildings are typically infrastructure-intensive and complex, not unlike the occupants they house. His special strengths include the ability to understand the client’s needs, explain in layman's terms the issues involved during the programming/design process and building consensus amongst the various constituencies involved.
Some of Mr. Winstead's corporate laboratory projects include Novartis, Johnson & Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline, DuPont Pharmaceuticals, Merial, Wyeth-Ayerst and the NC Department of Health and Human Services. Additionally, his work on academic science facilities includes projects at University of Connecticut, Duke University, Elizabeth City State University, Hartwick College, The Lawrenceville School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, North Carolina A&T State University, North Carolina Central University, North Carolina State University, South Carolina State University, SUNY Albany, Winston Salem State University and Yale University.
Mr. Winstead has a Bachelor of Architecture and a Bachelor of Environmental Design in Architecture form North Carolina State University. He has served as a Peer Reviewer for the NIH and guest lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering 09/09.