In Fall 2020, Dean Sharon L. Walker announced the launch of the College’s Strategic Plan, which provides a map for the future of Drexel Engineering. The plan calls for interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation, a focus on the student experience and initiatives to further strengthen research and teaching in four thematic areas.
The plan aims to position Drexel Engineering among the leaders in the practice and theory of engineering education. Learn more.
Sharon L. Walker
Dean of the College of Engineering
Distinguished Professor of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Dr. Sharon L. Walker, PhD, became Dean of Drexel’s College of Engineering on September 1, 2018. She previously served as Interim Dean at the Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering at the University of California, Riverside. Dean Walker is a Yale University-trained water quality systems expert focusing on the fate and transport of bacteria and nanoparticles in water.
Read more about Dean Walker.
Assistant Teaching Professor
Working with the Associate Dean, Enrollment Management and Graduate Education, on programs in undergraduate recruitment.
Working with the Associate Dean, Enrollment Management and Graduate Education, on programs in graduate recruitment.
Assistant Clinical Professor
Working with the Associate Dean, Undergraduate Affairs, on converting the many lessons learned from the pandemic into new teaching pedagogies.
Working with the Associate Dean, Research and Faculty Affairs, on programs to expand the college’s strategic research directions into initiatives.
A. W. Grosvenor Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Working with the Senior Director, Finance and Administration, providing a deep dive into the college’s financial picture both current and future.