School of Engineering
Title: James R. Sebastian Chair of Cooperative Education and Education Development
Field of Study: Product Design & Manufacturing Engineering
Office: 353 Kennedy Hall of Engineering
As the Sebastian Chair, Dr. Plouff is focused on development of quality engineering education practices, primarily within the first two years of the academic programs and through the cooperative education program. Dr. Plouff joined the faculty in 2008, and has been at GVSU since 1997, including several years managing the engineering co-op program. He obtained his BS in Environmental Engineering and MS in Civil/Environmental Engineering from Michigan Technological University, and his Ed.D. in Education Leadership from Eastern Michigan University.