Dr. Peter E. Crouch is Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington. Before that, Dr. Crouch served as the Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa from 2006 to 2016. Dr. Crouch’s distinguished background as an administrator, educator and scholar also includes serving as Vice Provost for Global Engagement at Arizona State University (ASU). He was also Dean of ASU’s esteemed Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering for over a decade. Under his leadership, the school rose to be included among the country’s top 50 engineering programs, as ranked by US News and World Report. Also during his tenure, graduate and undergraduate enrollment increased, 160 new faculty members were added, partnerships with top high tech companies were formed and over 20 research projects — accounting for almost $100 million in research expenditures — were funded. Prior to becoming Dean, Crouch was Chair of ASU’s Electrical Engineering Department and taught for eight years in the mathematics and engineering departments.
Born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, Dr. Crouch has authored two books and more than 100 archival, journal and refereed publications. He holds a Ph.D. in Applied Sciences and an M.A. in Control Theory from Warwick University in England as well as a B.A. in Engineering Sciences from Harvard University.