Chell Roberts, PhD

Chell Roberts
Phone: (619) 260-2977
Office: Belanich Engineering Center 336C

Dean, Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering

  • PhD, Virginia Tech, Industrial Engineering
  • MS, University of Utah, Industrial Engineering
  • BA, University of Utah, Mathematics

Chell A. Roberts, PhD, is the founding dean of the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering at the University of San Diego. He assumed his duties in July of 2013.

Before joining USD, Roberts served as the executive dean of the College of Technology and Innovation at Arizona State University, where he was responsible for designing innovative curricular programs. Roberts’ designs included the iProjects program, recognized by the national Academy of Engineering as one of 29 programs in the United States that are exemplars of authentic engineering practice embedded in a university program. While at Arizona State University, Roberts also had the opportunity to design an engineering program from a clean slate based on the study of best models of undergraduate engineering programs in the world.