Dr. Suzanna Long, professor and chair of engineering management and systems engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named dean of engineering at the University of Idaho in Moscow effective Aug. 1.
“As I leave Missouri S&T, I am humbled by the support and mentorship that have helped me become an academic leader worthy of this outstanding opportunity,” says Long. “I will always be a proud Miner.”
Long is an S&T alumna and longtime faculty member. She earned bachelor’s degrees in physics and history in 1984, a master’s degree in engineering management in 2004 and a Ph.D. in engineering management in 2007 from what was then known as the University of Missouri-Rolla. Long also earned a master’s degree in history from the University of Missouri-St. Louis in 1988. She joined the S&T faculty in August 2008 and has served as department chair since 2015.
“Dr. Long chaired engineering management and systems engineering through a period of rapid change,” says Dr. Richard Wlezien, vice provost and dean of the College of Engineering and Computing at Missouri S&T. “We appreciate her service and wish her the best at the University of Idaho.”
Long was awarded the Bernard R. Sarchet Award from the American Society of Engineering Management (ASEM) in 2021, the highest honor awarded by the society. She was named a fellow of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) in 2020 and an ASEM fellow in 2015.
About Missouri University of Science and Technology
Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is a STEM-focused research university of over 7,200 students. Part of the four-campus University of Missouri System and located in Rolla, Missouri, Missouri S&T offers 101 degrees in 40 areas of study and is among the nation’s top 10 universities for return on investment, according to Business Insider. S&T also is home to the Kummer Institute, made possible by a $300 million gift from Fred and June Kummer. For more information about Missouri S&T, visit www.mst.edu/.