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Woodrow W. Winchester, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Engineering Management
Coordinator of Graduate Programs

Woodrow W. Winchester, III, PH.D., CPEM

Woodrow W. Winchester, III, PhD, CPEM is an Associate Professor of Engineering Management and Coordinator of Graduate Engineering Programs at Robert Morris University, Moon Township, US-PA.  Dr. Winchester’s specific qualifications include:

  • Over twelve (12) years of active teaching activities centered on the use and development of human-centered design methods in digital product development with analogous research efforts that focus on investigating the role of diverse perspectives and contexts, as design lenses, in driving product innovation (e.g. https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3182655 ).
  • Over ten (10) years of active student mentoring and advisement at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The focus of his efforts has been with women and students of underrepresented groups; recently exemplified by Ms. Valerie Washington being named the 2016 Georgia Engineering Student of the Year (http://news.kennesaw.edu/stories/2016/Engineering-Trifecta.php ).
  • Over eight (8) years of academic program planning, design and leadership experiences that include the coordination of both a systems engineering program (undergraduate and graduate) at Kennesaw State University, Marietta, GA & engineering management graduate program at Robert Morris University, Moon Township, PA.
  • Over eight (8) years of technical and academic program design & leadership experience including co-founding and directing Virginia Tech’s Center for Human-Computer Interaction (CHCI) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program. This interdisciplinary program created pipeline pathways in increasing the representation of unrepresented groups in human-computer interaction (HCI); primarily enabled through strategic partnering with area historically black colleges/universities (HBCUs) and women’s colleges/universities (https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2009/07/2009-547.html).
  • Over ten (10) years of direct and indirect corporate and startup involvement primarily in technology management consultative roles (http://news.kennesaw.edu/stories/2016/Woodrow-W-Winchester-III.php )


Educational Background

  • Certificate, 5th Convivio International Interaction Design Summer School (Project:  Enhancing user experience through the design of a personal interaction tool), Napier University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 2006
  • Ph.D., Industrial & Systems Engineering (Concentration:  Human-Machine Systems Engineering), North Carolina A&T State University, 2005
  • Master of Science, Industrial & Systems Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University, 1994
  • Bachelor of Science, Industrial & Systems Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University, 1992



  • Certified Professional in Engineering Management (CPEM) by the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) (Certification Number:  11072017CPEM0001)
  • Continuous Process Improvement White Belt (Navy Recruiting Command)



Contact Info

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