From the Dean

From the dean: Spring 2017

From the dean: Spring 2017

As I walked down the Ginn Concourse and through the Carroll Commons early this morning, I enjoyed chatting with students and faculty about their upcoming final exams and their plans and aspirations for the summer term. It was hard for me to believe that the spring semester had already approached […]

by × May 11, 2017 ×
From the dean: Fall 2016

From the dean: Fall 2016

Each academic year welcomes many new faces to campus, as thousands of freshmen descend upon the Plains. But here at the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, we’ve added even more new faces this year as we’ve welcomed dozens of new faculty members to our team. These talented researchers, scholars and […]

by × November 29, 2016 ×
From the dean: Spring 2016

From the dean: Spring 2016

We are continuing on an amazing trajectory in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, as this year the college reached its highest enrollment to date with a total of 5,818 undergraduate and graduate students. In addition to our student enrollment, our facilities are also growing. The former Textile Building — […]

by × June 2, 2016 ×
From the dean- Fall 2015

From the dean- Fall 2015

I am overjoyed to be able to share with you that, though it has only been half a year since the university’s Because This Is Auburn $1 billion campaign went into its public phase, the College of Engineering has already reached its initial goal of $200 million. This support, both […]

by × December 9, 2015 ×
From the dean: Spring 2015

From the dean: Spring 2015

If you have not visited our engineering campus recently, let me tell you what an exciting place it is to be right now. We have attracted a world class faculty which has elevated our instruction and research programs to new levels of achievement, and therefore, we continue to attract the […]

by × May 28, 2015 ×
From the dean: Fall 2014

From the dean: Fall 2014

World events continue to illustrate that there is a critical need for the knowledge and expertise engineers provide in addressing the challenges that arise. Whether it is a civil engineer who works to ensure that our bridges and roadways remain safe, or a biosystems engineer who strives daily to meet […]

by × November 24, 2014 ×
From the Dean: Spring 2014

From the Dean: Spring 2014

These are particularly exciting times in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering as we continue to experience growth in our academic, research and outreach programs. We are working particularly hard at providing our students with highly meaningful engineering experiences both inside and outside of the classroom.  The breadth and depth […]

by × July 10, 2014 ×
From the Dean: Spring\Summer 2013

From the Dean: Spring\Summer 2013

As I near the completion of my first year as dean of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, I am even more aware of the potential that Auburn Engineering holds in impacting the world. While we are in the business of educating students, what we do here is more important […]

by × June 3, 2013 ×
From the Dean: Fall/Winter 2013

From the Dean: Fall/Winter 2013

I am pleased to have recently begun my tenure as dean of engineering following the retirement of Larry Benefield. Dr. Benefield did a truly outstanding job in his 14 years as dean, most notably as a visionary leader who transformed the face of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering. Our […]

by × November 9, 2012 ×
From the Dean: Spring/Summer 2012

From the Dean: Spring/Summer 2012

We are all engineers, hence numbers are an important part of what we do. When becoming dean of engineering at Auburn, an assessment was made of where the College of Engineering was, and where it should be going. Numbers played an important part. Now, more than a decade later, it […]

by × June 8, 2012 ×