Woodrow W. Winchester, III

Woodrow W. Winchester, III, PhD, CPEM serves as the executive director of The University of Texas at Austin Texas Engineering Executive Education (TxEEE).  In his role as executive director of TxEEE, Winchester also oversees the management of the Petroleum Extension (PETEX) and the Health and Safety Training Center (HSTC) of the Cockrell School.  Most recently, Winchester was the director of Professional Engineering Programs at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).  He is a Certified Professional Engineering Management Professional (CPEM) with over ten (10) years of technical program and project management experience. 

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Winchester also currently serves as the inaugural director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE/I) for the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) and previously served as ASEM’s Director of Professional Development & Continuing Education. Winchester was selected as a member of the second cohort of the National Science Foundation-sponsored IAspire Leadership Academy.

An advocate for more equitable and inclusive approaches to technological innovation and management, Winchester has published works in influential practitioner-oriented publications such as INCOSE Insight magazine, ACM Interactions, Fast Company magazine, and The Conversation. He received his B.S. and M.S. in Industrial Engineering and his Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering, all from North Carolina A&T State University. Winchester also holds a professional certificate in Foresight from the College of Technology, University of Houston.