Photo of Roger Liska CLEMSON—Roger Liska, professor and chair of the Department of Construction Science and Management, has been named interim director of the Richard H. Pennell Sr. ’50 Center for Research in Design and Building. The announcement was made in June by Richard E. Goodstein, dean of the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities.
The Pennell Center was founded in 2009 by a $2.5 million gift from Rick Pennell, president and CEO of Metromont Corp., in honor of his father. The center supports the research, teaching and outreach activities of faculty and students in Clemson’s School of Design and Building.
Professor Liska has taught at Clemson for 30 years and during this time has served in many positions, including director of the Center for the Improvement of Construction Management and Processes and associate dean of the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. He also helped develop and facilitates the Supervisor and Project Management Academies in conjunction with
Liska received a B.S. degree in civil engineering from Michigan Technological University, an M.S. in civil engineering from Wayne State University and an Ed.D. in educational administration from University of Georgia. He has more than 35 years of experience in teaching and administration in the construction and construction education fields. He is a fellow in the American Institute of Constructors and the Chartered Institute of Building in the U.K.
Clemson’s School of Design and Building is composed of undergraduate and master’s programs in architecture, construction science and management, and landscape architecture, as well as master’s programs in city and regional planning, historic preservation, and real estate development, and a Ph.D. program in planning, development and the built environment.
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