Brad Putman is the new interim associate dean for undergraduate studies in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences.

He is moving into the position formerly held by Karen High, who is returning to the faculty in the Department of Engineering and Science Education, where she will coordinate a major STEM faculty development initiative.

Brad Putman

Brad Putman

Putman is a Clemson alumnus with bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. degrees, all in civil engineering.

Putman, who is an associate professor of civil engineering, has been the director of outreach and EMAG!NE initiatives for the college, inspiring K-12 students in South Carolina to see the impact they can have in engineering and technical careers.

He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the National Science Teachers Association, and the American Society for Engineering Education.

“His experience as a student, faculty member, researcher and administrator gives him a unique perspective and deep knowledge that helps him in his work with undergraduates,” said Anand Gramopadhye, the college’s dean.