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Jim Brickell, PhD, PE, PMP

Adjunct Professor
Joined The Citadel Faculty: June 2010

Dr. Brickell is an Adjunct Profesor in The Citadel's Department of Engineering Leadership and Program Management's Master of Science in Project Management Program. He graduated with a BS in Civil Engineering from the United States Air Force Academy, and served a career in the United States Air Force as a pilot, professor and engineer. During this period he earned an MS degree from the University of Illinois and a Ph.D. in Environmental Systems Engineering from Clemson University and served 7 years on the faculty of the USAF Academy teaching civil and environmental engineering. He completed his USAF career as the Acting Head of the Department of Civil Engineering.

Subsequent to Dr. Brickell's military career he spent the last 20+ years working for AECOM, a global engineering consulting firm. His responsibilities have included Project Manager, Project Director, Program Manager, Operations Manager and Business Development Manager during his time with the firm. Most recently he serves as the Operations Manager for all Environment staff in South Carolina and as the Project Management Performance Leader under the Delivery Excellence program for the firm's Southeast Region and DC Metro. In this capacity he is responsible for the training and certification of the more than 1200 project managers in his assigned geography.

Dr. Brickell is a registered Professional Engineer in South Carolina, Florida and Colorado. His local awards include the Charleston Engineers Joint Council Engineer of the Year award in 2002 and the 2013 Zucker Family Champions for Education Award as the business honoree. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce.


Contact Information

Telephone: 843-343-2655

Office Hours: by appointment

Ph.D. in Environmental Systems Engineering - Clemson University, Clemson, SC 
M.S. in Civil Engineering - University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL
BSCE in Civil Engineering - United States Air Force Academy, CO 

Vita: Dr. Brickell's Vita

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