Launching leaders

Posted: July 29, 2022

The Ohio State College of Engineering not only prepares the next generation of Buckeye engineers to tackle the world’s problems, it develops leaders who advance higher education and the engineering profession. As of August, 11 alumni serve as presidents, provosts or deans of engineering at U.S. colleges and universities.

Peggy Agouris

 

Peggy Agouris
MS ’88, PhD ’92, geodetic science
Provost, William & Mary        

 


 

Suresh Garimella

 

Suresh V. Garimella
MS ’86, mechanical engineering
President, University of Vermont
Member, National Science Board

 

 

Mark Horstemeyer

 

Mark Horstemeyer
MS ’87, engineering mechanics
Dean of Engineering, Liberty University

 

 

 

Thawi Iwagoshi

 

Thawi Iwagoshi
BS ’87, MS ’90, ceramic engineering; PhD ’96, materials science and engineering       
Dean of Engineering, San Francisco Bay University

 

 

 

Vijay Kumar

 

Vijay Kumar
MS ’85, PhD ’87, mechanical engineering     
Nemirovsky Family Dean of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Pennsylvania

 

 

 

Teik Lim

 

Teik C. Lim
PhD ’89, mechanical engineering                    
President, New Jersey Institute of Technology

 


 

Mohamad Qatu

 

Mohamad S. Qatu
MS ’86, PhD ’89, engineering mechanics
Dean of Engineering and Technology, Eastern Michigan University

 

 

 

Lakshmi Reddi

 

Lakshmi Reddi
MS ’84, PhD ’88, civil engineering
Dean of Engineering, New Mexico State University 

 

 

 

Brian Rigling

 

Brian Rigling
MS ’00, PhD ’03, electrical engineering        
Dean of Engineering and Computer Science, Wright State University   

 

 

     

Joseph Szakas

 

Joseph Szakas
MS ’95, PhD ’97, geodetic science
Interim President, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost, University of Maine at Augusta

 

 

 

John Volakis


John L. Volakis
MS ’79, PhD ’82, electrical engineering
Dean of Engineering and Computing, Florida International University

Category: Alumni