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Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff Provide a Unique Quality

Our faculty and staff are dedicated teachers and practitioners with a broad range of industrial experience and doctoral degrees from the top engineering schools in the nation. Each are dedicated to contributing to our vibrant educational environment. We strongly believe that an Engineering education is about the powerful blend of theory and the practical understanding how it can be applied to make a difference in the world.

Strong Connections with Faculty

St. Thomas Engineering faculty members have industry experience and build connections with students both inside and outside of the classroom with student clubs, activities, field trips and research projects.

Faculty and Staff with Real-World Experience

We pride ourselves on the extensive real-world experience of our faculty and staff.  Most have joined us after significant work in industry.  That is just one difference in the St Thomas Engineering experience.

Student Development is Our #1 Priority

Our students stand at the center of the work of our faculty and staff.  The development of our students is our number one priority. We are excited to help students learn and do research together.

Facilitating Undergraduate Research

Conducting research and engaging with industry-driven projects together with faculty is a central part of the engineering educational experience at St Thomas.  From freshmen year onward, our students are encouraged to participate in the act of discovery with our faculty and staff. Learn more about undergraduate student research.

Faculty Research

Our Engineering faculty care about teaching students and are also passionate about research projects that cover a wide breadth of fields and expertise. Faculty research projects immerse students in the act of discovery and problem solving amidst many of our world’s grand challenges.

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Lab Managers and Coordinators

Our hands-on labs are critical to the undergraduate engineering experience, and we rely on skilled and seasoned team of practitioners to guide our students in these spaces.

Lab Managers and Coordinators:

Learn about the Design Center (Lab)
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Valued Staff

The School of Engineering staff form a central part of our service to our students. From registration to connecting with advisors to organizing student events, our entire team is centered on service.

Staff and Faculty in Engineering
Associate Dean, Graduate Programs at award ceremony

Meet the Deans

Dr. Don Weinkauf is the Dean of Engineering and partners with the Associate Dean, Dr. Deb Besser to lead the vision for the School of Engineering.

Read more about the Leadership and Vision for the School