“Engineering Social Justice”
Dr. Pamela McCauley
Associate Dean for Academic Programs, NC State University
Internationally recognized innovator, entrepreneur and engineering researcher
2019 Technologist of the Year, Women of Color magazine
On the role of mentoring to connect with and inspire students and support their aspirations in STEM, particularly students from underrepresented groups
Dr. Pamela McCauley is an internationally recognized innovator, entrepreneur and engineering researcher in the development of mathematical models, human engineering, and engineering leadership. As an award-winning educator, she is on a mission to empower students and professionals to successfully pursue STEM educational, entrepreneurial and career goals. An author of over 100 technical publications, she is a full professor and taught industrial engineering at the University of Central Florida for 27 years and previously held the position of Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In January 2018, she was selected as a Program Director for the National Science Foundation’s I-Corps Program where she served in this role until 2020. In 2019 she was named Technologist of the Year by the prestigious Women of Color magazine.She’s recently accepted a new position as the Associate Dean of Academic Programs in the Wilson College of Textiles at NCSU. As an award-winning educator, she is on a mission to empower women to successfully pursue STEM educational, entrepreneurial and career goals. She presently resides in Raleigh, North Carolina with her husband, Mr. Johnnie Michael.