Dean Patricia Daniels, Associate Dean of Science and Engineering, Seattle University

Thursday, August 31, 2006 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Patricia Daniels
Associate Dean of Science and Engineering
Seattle University

Dr. Patricia Daniels is Associate Dean of the School of Science and
Engineering and Director of the Science and Engineering Project Center
at Seattle University. She has worked for the Aerospace Corporation,
Westinghouse Aerospace, and the Boeing Company in the areas of system
simulation, optimal control, and estimation. She was on the faculty of
the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Washington
from 1974-1986. She then joined Seattle University where she served as
Professor and Chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering until 1994.

In 1991-92, Dr. Daniels served as a Program Director in the Division of
Undergraduate Education at the National Science Foundation. She has
been Chair of the Electrical Engineering Division of American Society
for Engineering Education and served on the Board of Directors of the
National Electrical Engineering Department Heads Association. She has
held a number of elected positions with the IEEE. Dr. Daniels is a
member of the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation
Board for Engineering and Technology and she has served on the Board of
Directors of the Women in Engineering Program Advocates Network. She is
a member of Phi Beta Kappa and is a registered Professional Engineer in
the State of California.

In 1991, she was recognized as the Academic Engineer of the Year by the
Puget Sound Engineering Council and in 1994 she received the IEEE
Education Society Meritorious Service Award. She was named a Fellow of
the IEEE and received the Harriett B. Rigas Outstanding Woman
Engineering Educator Award in 1997.