Jenna Carpenter

Jenna Carpenter


Dr. Jenna P. Carpenter is Founding Dean and Professor of Engineering at Campbell University in North Carolina. She is Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN) Immediate Past-President, former Vice President of the American Society of Engineering Education, and an ABET (formerly the Accrediting Board for Engineering and Technology) Evaluator. She was principal investigator of Louisiana Tech’s National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE grant, which aimed to create a culture of success for women faculty in engineering and science, and co-PI on WEPAN’s NSF-funded Knowledge Center Project, which created an online database/professional community focused on women in engineering and science. She advises on diversity for a variety of NSF-funded programs and women-serving engineering and science organizations. She is Co-Chair of the mathematical societies’ Joint Committee on Women and Chair of the Steering Committee for the National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenge Scholars Program.