Chris Jacobs

Instructor/Lab Coordinator
Degrees
BS-Industrial Engineering, Marietta College (1992)
Year Appointed
2018
Courses - Fall
  • Energy Resources Lab
  • Core Analysis Lab
Courses - Spring
  • Drilling Engineering Lab
  • Energy Resources Lab
  • Fundamentals of Engineering

Biography

Chris Jacobs has been an adjunct professor in the Department of Petroleum Engineering since 2004.  His engineering undergraduate and graduate education includes industrial, mechanical, and energy engineering (nuclear engineering and solar energy engineering). His research interests include photovoltaic energy conversion and efficiency (solar energy engineering), grid integration and load balancing, and nuclear reactor criticality and reactivity control.

In addition to teaching engineering for more than 15 years, he has extensive professional experience. During his tenure as the Director of the CCH Solid Waste District, he successfully implemented many programs to increase waste reduction and reduce landfill usage. As the Chief Engineer of a shortline railroad group, he designed and oversaw bridge and track projects involving bridge replacements, increasing bridge load ratings, track rehabilitation and upgrades, and track design.

Chris is a registered Professional Engineer.