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Jeffery Plumblee, II, PhD, MBA

Assistant Professor
Joined The Citadel Faculty: August 2017

Dr. Jeffery Plumblee is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering Leadership and Program Management (ELPM) in the School of Engineering (SOE) at The Citadel. Dr. Plumblee earned his BS in Civil Engineering at Clemson University (2008), Masters in Civil Engineering at Clemson University (2009), Masters of Business Administration at Clemson University (2013), and Doctorate of Philosophy in Civil Engineering at Clemson University (2013). Dr. Plumblee’s dissertation research sought to better understand the relationship between sustainability and resilience in residential construction. He continued his work in resilience by helping to kick start a new business line at Fluor Corporation in Business Continuity and Disaster Management Solutions, where he primarily worked as a consultant with Fortune 100 aerospace and pharmaceutical clients.

Plumblee’s research interests focus on building a more resilient society, as well as innovation in resource constrained settings (primarily humanitarian technology and delivery). Plumblee founded an international award winning organization (Clemson Engineers for Developing Countries), which has successfully completed over $2 million of infrastructure improvements in rural Haiti. He continues his research to drive innovation of experiential learning within engineering education.

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Contact Information
Telephone: 843-953-0239
E-Mail: jplumble@citadel.edu

Office: Grimsley 329
Office Hours: by appointment

Degrees:
Ph.D. in Civil Engineering - Clemson University, Clemson, SC
M.S. in Business Adminstration and Civil Engineering - Clemson University, Clemson, SC
B.S. in Civil Engineering - Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Research Interests: Resilience, Disaster Preparedness, and Disaster Management; Humanitarian Engineering; Engineering Education

Vita: Dr. Plumblee's Vita

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