Nelson Baker | Dean of Professional Education, Georgia Institute of Technology
Current Position and Past Experience
Dr. Nelson Baker currently serves as the Dean of Professional Education at Georgia Institute of Technology and Associate Professor at the university’s School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Baker also serves as the U.S. Principal Investigator for a FIPSE Atlantis Programme grant and a Co-principal Investigator on a five year NASA project, Electronic Professional Development Network.
Baker is the President of the International Association for continuing Engineering Education and was Chair of the Georgia Board of Regents Administrative Committee on Public Service and Continuing Education. Baker is also an active Board Member for the University Professional and Continuing Education Association and a member of ASEE and ASCE.
Education, Honors and Achievements
Baker earned his B.C.E. in Civil Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. Baker earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in Civic Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.
Baker has earned several awards throughout his career including the National Science Foundation National Young Investigator, the Outstanding Innovative Use of Education Technology Award from Georgia Institute of Technology and the W. Roane Beard Georgia Institute of Technology Outstanding Teacher Award.