Larry Stauffer is the Dean of the College of Engineering. He earned his Ph.D. from Oregon State University and joined the University of Idaho in 1987. His expertise is in the area of product and process design.
During his 23 years at the UI, Larry has been active in research sponsored by the National Science Foundation, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and industry and is widely published. He has applied social science research techniques to study engineering design processes and explored interactions between marketing and design. He is also involved in numerous activities to help K-12 students gain an interest in STEM fields.
Larry will participate on the Interdisciplinary STEM Advisory Team where he will help bring the perspective of the engineering profession to the design of the focus group and survey activities.