CLEMSON — Nadim Aziz was named interim dean of Clemson’s graduate school. Aziz takes on this new role in addition to his current duties as associate provost.

Nadim Aziz

Nadim Aziz

Aziz served as Clemson’s interim provost from July 2013 until the arrival of Provost Robert H. Jones who joined Clemson in September 2014.

“The university continues to benefit from Nadim’s exemplary service,” said Provost Jones. “I am grateful to him for his leadership as he guides the graduate school during this time of transition.”

Aziz came to Clemson in 1984 and moved through the ranks to become professor of civil engineering in 1995. He served as chair of the Glenn Department of Civil Engineering from 2003 to 2012 and was called upon to direct the resilient infrastructure focus area for the Clemson University Restoration Institute in 2007. In 2012, he was selected to be the associate provost for faculty development and support.

Aziz earned his bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. in engineering science from the University of Mississippi. In 2013, he received the Engineer of Distinction Award, the highest award bestowed by his alma mater’s School of Engineering. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, a member of the American Society for Engineering Education and the American and International water resources associations. He has extensive graduate education, research and academic administration experience.