Jess Everett, Ph.D., P.E.

Jess Everett, Ph.D., P.E.

Jess Everett, Ph.D., P.E.

Jess  Everett, Ph.D., P.E.
Civil & Environmental Engineering and ExEED

Contact Info
Engineering Hall 234


Personal Gender Pronoun: He/Him/His


Ph.D., Duke University (1991)
M.S., Duke University (1986)
B.S.E., Duke University (1984)

Impactful Research Areas:
    Green Construction
    Infrastructure & Transportation
    Equipping Students for Success

Research Expertise:
Sustainable Facilities; Living and Learning Communities; Coal mine remediation; Microbial cleanup of fuel and solvent contaminate sites; Design of curbside recycling programs; Optimization of waste management

I am the founding director of the Sustainable Facilities Center (SFC). The center helps public and private entities sustainably manage facilities by reducing the environmental, economic, and social impacts of buildings. Assistance offered by SFC includes: BUILDER SMS implementation; Building energy & water audits; 3D laser scans of building interiors & exteriors; Building information modeling using Autodesk Revit; Facility management using FacilityDude; Energy outreach and planning; Installation Status Reports; Solar and wind assessments.

Honors and Awards:
2022 Rowan University Research Excellence Award
2021 Rowan University Joseph A. Barnes Award for Outstanding Service
2019 Army Community Partnership awarded to Rowan University, Stockton University, & NJDMAVA
2016 Army Community Partnership awarded to Rowan University & NJDMAVA
2008 Rowan University, President’s Award (as Advisor of GEO)

Professional Memberships:
American Society of Engineering Educators

Recent Publications:
Loeh, R., J. Everett, W. Riddell, D. Cleary (2021) "Enhancing a Building Information Model for an Existing Building with data from a Sustainable Facility Management Database", Sustainability, 13, 7014-7032,

Alfergani, H., R. Nazari, F. Haas, M. Karimi, M. Fahad, S. Sabrin, J. Everett, N. Bouaynaya, R. Peters (2020) “Application of Satellite Remote Sensing in Monitoring Elevated Internal Temperatures of Landfills”, Applied Sciences, 10(19), 6801;

Sabrin, S., R. Nazari, G.Fahad, M. Karimi, J. Everett, R. Peters (2020)” Investigating Effects of Landfill Soil Gases on Landfill Elevated Subsurface Temperature”, Applied Sciences, 10(18), 6401;

Everett, J., W. Riddell, C. Moore, S. Valentine, R. Krchnavek (2018) “Client-Oriented Project Based Learning Using Building Audits”, Journal of Sustainability Education, 9(11),

Egbert, P., J. Everett, F. Crockett, S. Farrell, and M. Staehle (2018) "Growing an engineering living and learning community", Global Journal of Engineering Education, 20(1):23-29.