John W. Steadman
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John W. Steadman, P.E., Ph.D.
John W. Steadman is Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of South Alabama and a licensed professional engineer.
Prior to his post at South Alabama, he spent 32 years at the University of Wyoming (UW) as an Electrical and Computer Engineering Department faculty member, serving as the College's Associate Dean at one point, and as department head for 14 years.
He received B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from UW and a Ph.D. from Colorado State.
Dr. Steadman worked for General Dynamics in San Diego before joining the faculty and served as a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the United States Air Force Academy.
D r. Steadman serves on the Department of Energy's
Fusion Energy Advisory Committee and as a member of the U.S. Advisory Committee
to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
Dr. Steadman served as President of the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) (1993-1994) and has chair several NCEES committees.
Dr. Steadman is an active member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the National Society of Professional Engineers and the American Society for Engineering Education.
He is a Fellow of ASEE and a Senior Member of IEEE.
In addition to serving as President of IEEE-USA in 2004, Steadman was IEEE-USA's Vice President for Career Activities (2001-2002) and a chair/member of the IEEE-USA Licensure and Registration Committee.
contributions to IEEE
have included being associate editor for IEEE Micro
, IEEE Engineering
in Medicine and Biology Society
AdCom, Program Evaluator for ABET
, and President of the Denver Section Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.
n addition to the IEEE-USA Citation of Honor, he has received the Denver Section John D. Peebles Award and awards from the Wyoming Student Branch and the IEEE Region V for his support of IEEE activities.
has received several awards, including the IEEE-USA
Citation of Honor, the NCEES Distinguished Service Award, and the AT&T Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Professor Steadman was appointed to the Engineering Registration Board in Wyoming and served sixteen years for three Wyoming governors.