CJ McClelland

Teaching Associate Professor, Engineering, Design, & Society

Carrie McClellandCarrie J. McClelland teaches fluid mechanics, multidisciplinary design, and the senior professionalism seminar. She earned her B.S. from Colorado School of Mines in Civil Engineering, and a M.S. in environmental engineering and PhD in civil engineering from the University of Colorado. She also has a Graduate Minor in college teaching. Her research interests include engineering education, teaching pedagogy, reuse and optimization of drilling, completion, and fracturing fluids, produced water handling, and well integrity. Carrie is a licensed professional engineer with experience in construction of petrochemical facilities, project management, hydraulics and hydrology. She is an active member of SPE, Pi Epsilon Tau, and the American Society of Engineering Education.


  • Ph.D., University of Colorado
  • M.S., University of Colorado
  • B.S., Colorado School of Mines

Engineering education; Teaching pedagogy; Reuse and optimization of drilling, completion and fracturing fluids; Produced water handling; Well integrity.


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