Kimberly Douglas

Dr. Kimberly Douglas is Chief Research & Innovation Officer for the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE). She has over 25 years of experience as an engineering educator and administrator developing programs for increasing the persistence and degree completion rates of STEM students, with a particular focus on those who are underrepresented and underserved. Her experience also includes creating mutually beneficial partnerships and programs to support student success and faculty development. She is committed to utilizing program evaluation and assessment to inform data-driven decisions and she is passionate about creating sustainable programs with a large-scale collective impact that touches individual lives.

Kimberly holds a Doctorate in Industrial and Management Systems Engineering from Arizona State University, and B.S. and M.S. degrees in Industrial Engineering and Management from Oklahoma State University. She has held tenured faculty appointments at Oregon State University and Kansas State University, and her Professional Engineering license in the state of Oregon. Dr. Douglas served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering for 10 years, and is a past President of WEPAN.