Dr. Edward J. Jaselskis will serve as the inaugural Jimmy D. Clark Distinguished Professor in Construction Engineering and Management, beginning June 1.
Jaselskis comes to NC State from Iowa State University, where he is the W.A. Klinger Teaching Professor in Construction Engineering and has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in the construction engineering program for 22 years.
The former director of the Engineering, Policy and Leadership Institute at Iowa State conducts research on construction project success, innovative construction technologies and engineering public policy.
The Clark professorship was established in 2007 by Jimmy D. Clark, a registered professional engineer and a 1974 civil engineering alumnus. Clark is the owner and president of Guy M. Turner Inc., a specialized construction equipment company based in Greensboro, N.C.