All students who desire to major in engineering at Clemson University are initially admitted to the College of Engineering and Science’s General Engineering Program (GE). The goals of this program are to provide students with an opportunity to explore various engineering fields while gaining a sound academic preparation for engineering study.
Joe Watkins, who will retire as a captain after 31 years in the Navy, comes to Clemson from the U.S. Naval Academy. He was most recently associate professor and general-engineering program director in the academy’s mechanical engineering department.
“I’m very passionate about educating young men and women about how to think like an engineer,” he said. “This was a great opportunity.”
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