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John Murden

Associate Professor
Joined The Citadel Faculty: January 1989

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.


john-murdenContact Information
Telephone: (843) 953-7684

Office: LeTellier 201
Office Hours: by appointment

Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Clemson University, 1987
M.S. Civil Engineering, Clemson University, 1984
B.S. Civil Engineering, Clemson University, 1977

Professional Registration: EIT - South Carolina

Research and Professional Interests:
Engineering Education, Experimental Methods in Mechanics, System Modeling, Computer Applications in engineering education and wind effects on buildings

Vita: Dr. Murden's Vita

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