Monica Gray

Monica Gray

Associate Dean
College of Engineering
Office
EB 2.100A

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Monica Gray, PhD, MPH, CPH, PE is the Associate Dean of Engineering at The University of Texas Permian Basin charged with leading ABET accreditation, program development, recruitment and retention, and broadening participation, diversity, and inclusion strategic efforts.

She simultaneously received her PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering (Water Resources concentration) and Master of Public Health (Environmental and Occupational Health concentration) from the University of South Florida, Tampa. She also received a Master of Science in Biological Engineering from the University of Georgia, Athens, and a Bachelor of Science (Hon.) in Agricultural Engineering from the University of the West Indies, Trinidad.

She is a licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.), ABET Commissioner & Program Evaluator (PEV), and Certified Public Health Professional (CPH). She is very passionate about broadening participation in engineering; leveraging high-impact experiential educational activities such as internships, research, and service-learning with a view to retaining under-represented cohorts. Expertise in faculty-led international experiences as well as reducing barriers for and creating access to, engineering and other STEM students studying/researching abroad.

Her research interest is in the area of engineering education utilizing the cognitive apprenticeship model and system approaches for sustainable environmental management and community health with a particular focus on water resources and sanitation systems with a view to integrating these activities into the engineering curriculum to facilitate broadening participation and retention efforts.

Last Updated: 03/28/2022