portrait of Nate Klingbeil

Nathan Klingbeil

Professor, Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering, Wright State University

Prior to his current role, Dr. Klingbeil served as Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science from 2013-2018. He is the lead investigator for Wright State’s National Model for Engineering Mathematics education, which has been supported by over $5.0M in grants from the National Science Foundation. He held the university title of Robert J. Kegerreis Distinguished Professor of Teaching from 2005-2008, and served as the college’s Director of Student Retention and Success from 2007-2009. Prior to his appointment as Dean, he served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, where he established the CECS Student Success Center to support large-scale changes in the college’s recruitment and retention initiatives. He has received numerous awards for his work in engineering and STEM education, and was named the 2005 Ohio Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).