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School of Engineering

Leadership and Vision

Our Mission:

To provide an applied, values-based learning experience that produces well-rounded, innovative engineers and technology leaders who have the technical skills, passion, and courage to make a difference.

Our Vision:

To be the school of choice for applied engineering and technology leadership education enabling graduates to make a difference to the critical issues of the 21st Century.

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Meet the Dean

Dr. Don Weinkauf

Dr. Don Weinkauf has served as the Dean of Engineering at the University of St Thomas in St. Paul since 2008. He has been honored nationally for his teaching and research as a Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar. Prior to his career in academia, Dr. Weinkauf worked for Shell Oil Company as a Research Engineer.

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Meet the Associate Deans

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Dr. Camille George

Dr. Camille George is the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs in the School of Engineering. Dr. Camille George also leads the Study Abroad opportunities as well as our Peace Engineering program.

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Dr. Bhabani Misra

Dr. Bhabani Misra is the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs in the School of Engineering. Under his leadership, Graduate Programs in Software remains one of the largest and longest running software engineering programs in the country.

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Our Values

  • There is an ethical responsibility to improve the quality of life through the comprehensive application of engineering.
  • A values-based, multi-disciplinary approach to engineering takes on greater significance as new scientific discoveries and breakthroughs occur.
  • An understanding of science and technology is required for competent decision making in business, government, and diplomacy.
  • In keeping with the Catholic tradition, we are attentive to the development of the whole person as leader and engineer.

The world needs a different kind of engineer. We do have a highly technical curriculum, but we also teach our engineering students to understand how what they’re working on interacts with the world.

Dr. Don Weinkauf, Dean, School of Engineering