Richard K. Miller
Richard K. Miller was appointed President and first employee of Olin College of Engineering in 1999. He served as Dean of Engineering at the University of Iowa from 1992 through 1999 and spent the previous 17 years on the faculty of USC and UCSB. A member of the US National Academy of Engineering, he has been recognized with several awards, including the NAE Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education (with two Olin colleagues) and the Marlowe Award for administrative leadership from the American Society for Engineering Education. He earned his BS in engineering from UC Davis, MS from MIT, and PhD from Caltech.