The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina


Kevin C. Bower, Ph.D., P.E.

D. Graham Copland Professor of Civil Engineering and Department Head
ExCEL-SC Scholarship Program Director
Colonel, UMSC
Joined the Citadel faculty: January 2003

Kevin C. Bower, a native of Fort Wayne, Indiana, graduated from Ohio University in 1995 with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. He took a job with GPD Associates in Akron, Ohio where he worked for five years while completing his Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Akron. He continued his education at The University of Akron on a Distinguished Doctorial Enhanced Scholarship graduating with his PhD in Environmental Engineering in 2003. Dr. Kevin Bower is currently the Department Head and D. Graham Copeland Professor of Civil Engineering at The Citadel, Charleston, South Carolina. Dr. Bower’s teaching research interests are in improving active learning environments, recruiting and retaining underrepresented populations to civil engineering, and the development of classroom pedagogy to improve moral and ethical development in engineering students.

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Ph.D. Environmental Engineering, The University of Akron, 2003

M.S. Civil Engineering, The University of Akron, 2000
B.S. Civil Engineering, Ohio University, 1995

Professional Registration: PE - South Carolina

Research and Professional Interests:
Engineering Education, Water Quality in the Drinking Water Distribution System and Advanced Oxidation Processes

Vita: Dr. Bower's Vita

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