Meet our President James C. Conwell, PhD, PE

An engineering executive and former engineering educator, James C. Conwell, PhD, PE, comes to Rose-Hulman with wide-ranging experience in the global business environment. As Vice President of the Fortune 500 company Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JAC), one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of engineering and technical services to primary markets, Conwell has headed projects in a number of countries and across a variety of industries: automotive, defense, mining, oil/gas, aerospace, and pharmaceuticals.

Conwell received bachelor and master of science degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Tennessee, and a doctorate in mechanical engineering at Vanderbilt University.

“I believe Rose-Hulman is uniquely positioned to help shape the next generation of scientific and engineering problem solvers with the institute’s environment of individualized student attention and support,.” says Conwell. Read more about President Conwell
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