Dr. Robin N. Coger
Dean of the College of Engineering, and a Professor of Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Dr. Robin N. Coger is the Dean of the College of Engineering, and a Professor of Mechanical Engineering, at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (N.C. A&T) in Greensboro, NC (www.ncat.edu/coe). Dr. Coger earned her Bachelor of Science from Cornell University, and her Master of Science and Doctoral degrees from the University of California – Berkeley -- all in mechanical engineering. She completed her post-doctoral research at Harvard Medical School in Boston, followed by serving as a dedicated professor, researcher, center director, and administrator at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte for over 15 years. In 2011, Dr. Coger joined N.C. A&T as the Dean of the College of Engineering, and eight years later she is still excited about the accomplishments and innovations of the students, faculty, staff, and alumni of the College.
Dr. Coger is a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. She is also a Board member of the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, the Advancing Minorities Interest in Engineering organization; and FIRST – an organization founded to inspire the interest and participation of young people in engineering, science and technology. Aligned with her understanding of the importance of sharing best practices and concepts among engineering educators, Dr. Coger is also a member of the editorial board of the American Society of Engineering Education publication, PRISM.