Faculty & Staff

Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Science

Dr. Byron Newberry

Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Science

Professor of Mechanical and Graduate Engineering

  • B.S.M.E., Oklahoma Christian University
  • M.S.M.E., University of Michigan
  • Ph.D., University of Michigan

Chair, Graduate School of Engineering and Computer Science

Steve Maher, M.S.E.E.

Chair, Graduate School of Engineering and Computer Science

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • B.S.E.E., University of Kansas
  • M.S.E.E., University of Kansas

Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Jeff Bigelow, Ph.D.

Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • B.S., Colorado State University
  • M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana

Chair, Mechanical Engineering

Wayne Whaley, Ph.D.

Chair, Mechanical Engineering

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

  • B.S., Oklahoma State University
  • M.S., Oklahoma State University
  • Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Kenneth Bell, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • B.S.E.E. and C.S., University of Connecticut
  • M.S.C.S., University of Connecticut

Professor of Mathematics

Jennifer Bryan, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics

  • B.S., Oklahoma Christian University
  • M.S., Oklahoma State University
  • PhD, Oklahoma State University

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

David Cassel, Ph.D.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

  • B.S.M.E., Louisiana Tech University
  • M.S.M.E., Louisiana Tech University
  • Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering

Grant Cochenour, B.S., M.S.

Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering

  • B.S., Kansas State University
  • M.S., Kansas State University

Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Colin Doyle, Ph.D., J.D.

Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • B.S., Oklahoma State University
  • M.S., The University of Oklahoma
  • Ph.D., Southern Methodist University

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Craig Johnson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics

  • B.S., Harding University
  • M.S., University of Mississippi
  • Ph.D., Wayne State University

Adjunct Professor of Engineering Sciences

Jay Martin, B.S., M.P.O.

Adjunct Professor of Engineering Sciences

  • B.S., University of Southern California
  • Prosthetics Program, Northwestern University Medical School

Adjunct Professor of Engineering Sciences

Peter Patton, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor of Engineering Sciences

  • A.B., Engineering and Applied Physics Harvard, 1957
  • M.A., Mathematics The University of Kansas, 1959
  • Dr. Ing. (Ph.D.) Maschinenwesen (ME), T. H. Stuttgart 1966

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Kevin Plumlee, Ph.D. Candidate

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

  • B.S.M.E, Oklahoma Christian University
  • M.S., Texas A & M
  • Ph.D., Texas A & M (in progress)

Professor of Engineering Sciences

Bill Ryan, Ph.D.

Professor of Engineering Sciences

  • B.A., California State University
  • M.A., Sam Houston State College
  • Ph.D., University of Texas

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Pat Smith, M.S.

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • B.S., University of Oklahoma
  • M.S., Colorado State University

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

David Waldo, Ph.D.

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • B.S.E., Texas A & M University
  • Ph.D., Drexel University

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Joe Watson, M.S.E.E.

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • B.S.E.E., Oklahoma State University
  • M.S.E.E., Oklahoma State University

Director for Graduate School of Engineering and Computer Science

Mary Ann Brown

Director for Graduate School of Engineering and Computer Science


Associate Director for Graduate School of Engineering and Computer Science

Robert Leftwich

Associate Director for Graduate School of Engineering and Computer Science