Amit Shukla

Amit Shukla

Dean and Howard S. Wright Chair and Professor of Mechanical Engineer

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Cincinnati (2002)

Areas of Expertise

Creativity, STEM Higher Education, Innovation, Nonlinear Systems Design and Control, Technology


Amit Shukla, PhD, is the Dean of the College of Science and Engineering (CSE). The CSE is the fastest growing college at Seattle University. Dr. Shukla leads the college at a time of major progress in Seattle University’s STEM programs, as the university embraces new institutional partnerships and students explore their potential in the Jim and Janet Sinegal Center for Science and Innovation. Dr. Shukla’s career as an academic and administrator has been marked by a commitment to innovation, transparency, collaboration and inclusion. He has extensive experience in supporting student success and faculty development, fostering multidisciplinary teaching and research, fundraising, engaging with alumni and forging mutually enriching partnerships with industry.