Dr. Keith Sheppard
Professor and Senior Adviser to the Dean
- B.Sc. (Metallurgy), Leeds University, England 1971
- Diploma in Industrial Administration, Aston University, England, 1972
- Ph.D. (Metallurgy), Birmingham University, England, 1980
Professor Sheppard is a tenured full professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science. He currently serves as Senior Adviser to the Dean having been the Interim Dean of the School of Engineering & Science during the 18 months prior to appointment of Dean Jean Zu in May 2017. Prior to that Sheppard served as Associate Dean for Undergraduate Academics in the School over an extended period. In that role he was responsible for the School's undergraduate education enterprise, with particular emphasis on the core curricula in the engineering and sciences undergraduate programs. Professor Sheppard's research interests have focused on electrochemical aspects of materials, primarily electrodeposition and corrosion. More recently he has focused on innovation in engineering education and associated research.