Dr. Jeff Ramsdell


  • Ph.D. , Materials Science and Engineering, University of Central Florida, 2002
  • M.B.A., Crummer Graduate School of Business, Rollins College, 1996
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida, 1990

Teaching Specialties

  • Materials Science and Engineering 
  • Construction Technology 
  • Project Management 
  • Scheduling

Professional Affiliations or Organizations

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers 
  • Electrochemical Society 
  • ASM International 
  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society 
  • Materials Research Society 
  • Associated Builders and Contractors 
  • The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society 
  • Leadership Seminole 
  • Habitat for Humanity

Research Interests

  • Materials Characterization 
  • Surface Science 
  • Innovative Construction Materials 
  • Alternative Fuels


  • J.E. Ramsdell, Characterization of Chemical Structure, Morphology, and Mechanical Response of Polyurethane Surface Domains as a Result of Exposure to Common Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP) Environments, Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Central Florida, (2002). 
  • Y.S. Obeng, J.E. Ramsdell, K. Chamma, K.A. Richardson, S. Seal, Impact of CMP Consumables on Copper Metallization Reliability, Electrochemical Society Proceedings, (2003). 
  • J.E. Ramsdell, S. Seal, Y. Obeng, F. Stevie, M. Decker, Characterization of Segmented Polyurethane Surface Domains as related to Chemical Mechanical Polishing (CMP), Electrochemical Society Proceedings, 201st Meeting (2002). 
  • W. Li, S. Seal, E. Megan, J.E. Ramsdell, K. Scammon, G. Lelong, L. Lachal, K.A. Richardson, Physical and optical properties of sol- gel nano-silver doped silica film on glass substrate as a function of heat-treatment temperature, Journal of Applied Physics, v 93 issue 12 (2003) p.9553.

Courses Taught: 

  • TEC 2708, Construction Technology 
  • TEC 3039, Materials 
  • TEC 4718/5718, Construction Management 
  • TEC 3548/5548, Dominican Republic: Construction Processes & Materials
Title: Professor
Department: Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6662

Office address
331 East Hall