Jim Brunnhoeffer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor at Roger Williams University
Jim Brunnhoeffer joined the faculty of Roger Williams University in 2005 after completing a 20+ year career as a US Army officer in the Corps of Engineers with assignments in Southeast Asia, Europe and the US. While with the Corps of Engineers he served as a company commander, staff engineer at NATO/SHAPE headquarters and Technical Director of the Army Materials Laboratory. Upon retiring from the US Army he entered a 3+ year second career as a consultant for computer analysis of mechanical systems with contracts from the US Air Force, the US Army, the US Navy, and General Motors Corporation. He then entered a 16+ year career in the world of manufacturing of engineered materials for the aerospace, electronics, and construction industries with products including high temperature superconducting materials, metal fiber reinforced composites, metallic media for filtration, electrically conductive elastomers and metallic threads.
While at RWU his main research activities have been investigation of the combined sewer system of Newport, RI, personal body armor for the individual, dismounted soldier, the economics of instituting a grass watering system from well feeds, computer algorithms to support construction contract administration.
- M.S. & Ph.D. | University of Illinois
- M.B.A. | Long Island University CW Post Center
- B.S. | US Military Academy