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Dr. Katie Evans

Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, Director – Mathematics and Statistics and Online Programs

Departments: Administrative and Technical Staff, Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Sciences, Industrial Engineering, Integrated STEM Research Center, Mathematics and Statistics

Phone: 318-257-3011

Fax: 318-257-2182


Office: BOGH 201C

Address: 600 Dan Reneau Dr


Ruston, LA 71272


Dr. Katie Evans is the Associate Dean of Strategic Initiatives in the College of Engineering and Science, Academic Director of Mathematics & Statistics and Online Programs, the Entergy LP&L/NOPSI #3 & #4 Professor of Mathematics, the Director of the Integrated STEM Education Research Center, and the Director of the Office for Women in Science and Engineering and Louisiana Tech University. Dr. Evans also serves as the Chair of the National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenges Scholars Program Proposal Review Committee. She earned her B.S. in Mathematics from Morehead State University and her M.S. and Ph.D. in Mathematics at Virginia Tech. After a postdoctoral position in Mechanical Engineering at Oregon State University, she joined Louisiana Tech in 2005.  Her current research focuses on STEM education and diversity and inclusion initiatives. Dr. Evans has been awarded over $5M as PI or Co-PI on federal, state, and local grants.