Professor Leah Jamieson

Professor Jamieson is Ransburg Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University, John A. Edwardson Dean Emerita of the College of Engineering, and holds a courtesy appointment in Purdue’s School of Engineering Education.  She is a Past President and CEO of IEEE.

Professor Jamieson is co-founder and past director of the Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) program, for which she was a co-recipient of US National Academy of Engineering (NAE)’s Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education.  She was an inaugural recipient of the NSF’s Director’s Award for Distinguished Teaching Scholars and has been recognized with the IEEE James H. Mulligan, Jr. Education Medal, the IEEE Education Society’s Harriet B. Rigas Outstanding Woman Engineering Educator Award, the American Society for Engineering Education’s Chester F. Carlson Award for Innovation in Engineering Education, and the Anita Borg Institute’s Women of Vision Award for Social Impact.

Jamieson holds a BS mathematics from MIT, PhD in electrical engineering and computer science from Princeton University, and honorary doctorates from Drexel University and the New Jersey Institute of Technology.  She is a member of the NAE and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, an Eminent Member of IEEE-HKN, and Fellow of IEEE and ASEE.