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Leah H. Jamieson

Purdue University
John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering

Leah Jamieson is the John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering at Purdue University, Ransburg Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and holds a courtesy appointment in Purdue’s School of Engineering Education. She is co-founder and past director of the EPICS – Engineering Projects in Community Service – program, for which she has been recognized with the National Academy of Engineering’s Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education, the NSF Director’s Award for Distinguished Teaching Scholars, the Anita Borg Institute’s Women of Vision Award for Social Impact, and as 2002 Indiana Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation. She has authored over 175 papers in the areas of speech analysis and recognition, the design and analysis of parallel processing algorithms, and engineering education.

Jamieson served as the 2007 President and CEO of the IEEE and currently chairs the Board of Trustees of the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology and the Board of Directors of the IEEE Foundation. She served on the steering committee for the report Changing the Conversation: Developing Effective Messages for Improving Public Understanding of Engineering (NAE, 2008) and was co-chair of the American Society for Engineering Education project Innovation with Impact: Creating a Culture for Scholarly and Systematic Innovation in Engineering Education (ASEE, 2012). She is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and a Fellow of IEEE and ASEE. Jamieson received her S.B. in Mathematics from MIT and her PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Princeton University.

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