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Pamela McCauley

Assoc Dean - Textiles


Associate Dean for Academic Programs, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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Currently serving as the Associate Dean for Academic Programs in the Wilson College of Textiles, Dr. Pamela McCauley is an internationally recognized Industrial Engineering researcher in the development of mathematical models, ergonomics, biomechanics and leadership in STEM. She is an energetic and impactful keynote speaker as well as an award-winning educator on a mission to empower others to succeed in STEM educational, career and innovation goals. Author of over 100 technical publications, an internationally-used ergonomics textbook, and several inspiring books on STEM leadership, Dr. McCauley served as the Director of the Ergonomics Laboratory in the Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Central Florida. She previously held the position of Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT. In addition to her academic leadership, Dr. McCauley is a seasoned entrepreneur, innovator and expert witness. From January 2018 to June 2020, Dr. McCauley served as Program Director for the National Science Foundation, Computer Information Science and Engineering Directorate’s I-Corps Program.


Ph.D. Industrial Engineering University of Oklahoma 1993

M.S. Industrial Engineering University of Oklahoma 1990

B.S. Industrial Engineering University of Oklahoma 1988