Dean of the College – Mohammad Davoud, Ph.D., P.E.
Mohammad Davoud, Ph.D., P.E. is the Founding Dean of the Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing at Georgia Southern University. The College continues to experience continuous growth in enrollment, programming, and facilities while experiencing an increase in awareness and a heighten reputation across the region.
Davoud holds a Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina, both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Oklahoma State University – all in Mechanical Engineering.
Joining Georgia Southern in 1988 as an Assistant Professor, he’s held positions as Professor, Director of the Southeastern Center for Assistive Technology, Coordinator of the Mechanical Engineering Technology program, Director of the School of Technology, Department Chair of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering prior to his selection as Dean.
Under his leadership, Davoud executed major initiatives: Enrollment increased ~100% over the past six years to 4,000+ students; Secured funding for the Engineering and Research building with groundbreaking December 2018; Established the Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing; Developed six M.S. degree programs in Engineering and Computing and six B.S. degree programs in Engineering; Established the only B.S. Manufacturing Engineering degree program in Georgia; Received accreditation for the engineering programs; Established College undergraduate research and student research annual symposium; Established active Professional Advisory Committees (PAC) for the College and for each department; Hired more than 80 faculty and 25 staff; Increased faculty and student scholarly works, including refereed journal articles and conference papers, patents, and research proposals.
Last updated: 6/24/2019