Dr. J. A. Murden obtained his Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy Degrees in Civil Engineering from Clemson University in 1977, 1984 and 1987 respectively.
Since 1989 he has been a faculty member at The Citadel in Charleston, SC and currently holds the rank of Associate Professor of Civil Engineering. He has thirty-two years of teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
His current areas of interest are effective education of engineering undergraduate students including the meaningful use of computers in undergraduate engineering education. Previous interests have included combination of engineered and biological means in abandoned rice fields to improve dissolved oxygen levels in coastal rivers, natural hazards (most specifically wind effects from hurricanes), experimental methods in structural mechanics.
His industrial experience encompassed aerospace structures, shipboard structures and nuclear engineering.
Office: LeTellier 201
Professional Registration: EIT - South Carolina
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