Bevlee Watford, Ph.D.
- Associate Dean, Equity and Engagement, College of Engineering
- Executive Director, Center for Enhancement of Engineering Diversity
Ph.D. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, Virginia Tech, 1985
M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, Virginia Tech, 1983
B.S. Mining Engineering, Virginia Tech, 1981
- Undergraduate student support programs
Dr. Watford is the Associate Dean for Equity and Engagement and the Executive Director of the Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Diversity (CEED). The Equity and Engagement office is resonsible for the recruitment and retention of diverse students, both undergraduate and graduate. This includes a wide array of programs developed and implemented for precollege students as well as programs supporting the academic, professional and personal development of current students."
Awards & Honors
2010 Claire Felbinger Diversity Award from ABET
2011 NSBE-Exxonmobil Impact award for implementing successful research based efforts to improve retention
2008 WEPAN Founders Award in recognition of her service to WEPAN and her efforts to increase the participation of women in the engineering profession.