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Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe, professor of geology and geophysics, has been named interim associate dean of the College of Engineering and Computing. After five years, Dr. John Myers, professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, is stepping away from the post.
Oboh-Ikuenobe will oversee all curriculum and instruction matters as well as development and implementation of strategic planning related to academic programs. She will establish plans for program development and faculty recruitment and development, and she will coordinate with the department chairs in the college to review, study, and develop curriculum and improve instruction.
Oboh-Ikuenobe is a past interim chair in Missouri S&T’s geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering department. She joined the S&T’s faculty from the University of Cambridge in 1991.
Myers serves as deputy director of the new Missouri Center for Transportation Innovation, a collaborative effort between the University of Missouri System campuses and the Missouri Department of Transportation. He will also continue to coordinate and lead Missouri S&T’s Summer Engineering Research Academy (SERA).