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Eric Showalter, Ph.D., P.E.

Assistant Chair and Teaching Professor

Civil Engineering

Research Interests

  • Construction
  • Information technology applications in construction
  • Environmental remediation
  • Productivity
  • Simulation
  • Cost effectiveness of technology

Courses Taught
Senior Seminar: Engineering in a Global Society, Senior Design Project, Construction Methods, Management of Construction Costs, Construction Administration, Planning and Control, Advanced Construction Engineering

Professional Registration

  • Professional Engineer, Minnesota

Recent Industry/Consulting Experience

  • Associate Project Manager, Harman Contractors, MN, (1989-1990)
  • Project Manager, Opus Construction, MN, (1987-1988)
  • Engineer, Manistee County MI, (1984-1985)



  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 1994
  • M.S. Civil Engineering, Michigan Technological University, 1988
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, Michigan Technological University, 1984