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Glenn Department of Civil Engineering


Dr. Jennifer Ogle - Chair

Jennifer Ogle profile

Jennifer Ogle joined Clemson University as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering in 2005. She has participated in research and education primarily in transportation safety, human factors, road design, student success/belongingness, and international service-learning. Prior to joining Clemson, Jennifer Ogle worked as a Research Associate at the Texas Transportation Institute for two years and as a Research Engineer with the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Tech for nearly eight years. She is now the Acting Chair and Professor in the Glenn Department of Civil Engineering at Clemson.

  • Member of the TRB ACS20 Safety Performance and Analysis Committee
  • Served on the President's Leadership Institute Advisory Board at Clemson
  • Past-Chair of the President’s Commission on Women at Clemson
  • Chair of the Civil Engineering Diversity and Outreach Committee
  • Faculty Director of Clemson Engage
  • Recognized by President Obama as a Champion of Change for Women in STEM
Ogle Profile

Department Administrators and Staff

Department Contacts
Name Title Email
Jennifer Ogle Department Chair
Nirmala Bruce Office Manager
Andrea Ward Accountant, Fiscal Analyst II
Michelle Shaw Accountant

Please view the complete list of faculty and staff below in our department directory.

Department Directory

The Civil Engineering Department has about 500 undergraduate students (not including first-year students) and 140 graduate students. The department has 28 full-time faculty members and 14 administrative, technical, and research staff members. The Department's Advisory Board is composed of individuals who assist the department in its mission. The Board meets twice a year.

Academic Contacts

The Clemson University Civil Engineering Undergraduate degree program is an ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science degree designed to provide students with knowledge of engineering science and design. We offer Masters of Science degrees in Civil Engineering (thesis and non-thesis options) and a Civil Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree, with seven areas of concentration.

Please visit our tour page for information on campus tours, virtual meetings, and department visits.

C.J. Bolding
Undergraduate Student Services Manager

Kristi Baker
Graduate Student Services Manager

Advisory Board

The Glenn Department of Civil Engineering's Advisory Board is represented by industry partners who advise on professional trends as they relate to civil engineering students.

Glenn Department of Civil Engineering
Glenn Department of Civil Engineering | Lowry Hall, Clemson, SC 29634