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College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities

Shima Clarke, Ph.D, AIC, PE

Shima Clarke, Ph.D, AIC, PE

Professor and Graduate Programs Director

Nieri Department of Construction, Development and Planning
Office: 2-123 Lee Hall

Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Curriculum Vitae


Tennessee Licensed Registered Engineer

Six years of both field and office work experience as civil/structural engineer in the nuclear industry. Designed and analyzed structural components for nuclear power plants for the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) as well as nuclear power plants located in Mississippi, Florida, and Pennsylvania.

Teaching Focus
Teaches the CSM undergraduate courses in structures and current topics in construction. In addition teaches master degree courses in construction management research and special problems.

Research Focus
Construction Education, Design-Build/Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), Sustainability, Construction Safety, and Structures.

Service Focus
Member of the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) and the American Institute of Constructors (AIC). Also serves on the Guidance Committee of the American Council for Construction Education and is faculty advisor for the Clemson University Design Build Institute of America student chapter. Serves as faculty coach on regional and national student competition teams.

Outstanding Educator Award, Associated Schools of Construction; Director Appreciation Award, Associated Schools of Construction; Outstanding Service Award, Associated Schools of Construction Region II, 2010; W.A. Klinger Construction Education Award, American Institute of Constructors; Air Force JROTC Recognition Certificate for Outstanding Contributions and Service, D.W. Daniel High School

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