Thomas C. Katsouleas

Dean, Pratt School of Engineering

Thomas C. Katsouleas, Ph.D, became dean of Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering in July 2008. He also serves as professor of electrical and computing engineering.

A specialist in the use of plasmas as novel particle accelerators and light sources, Katsouleas previously had served on the faculty of the University of Southern California’s Viterbi School of Engineering since 1991. He joined the USC faculty as an associate professor of electrical engineering and became a full professor in 1997. During his tenure at USC, Katsouleas served in a variety of administrative and academic capacities, including president of the faculty, interim vice provost for information services, and associate dean of student affairs.

Before joining USC, Katsouleas served for seven years on the faculty of UCLA, after having earned a Ph.D. and a B.S. (summa cum laude) in physics, both from UCLA.

He is a fellow of both the American Physical Society and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He serves as associate editor of the journal IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, and his work has been featured on the covers of Physical Review LettersScientific American, the CERN Courier and Nature. He has authored or co-authored more than 200 publications and given more than 50 major invited talks.

Academic Leadership

Dean, School of Medicine
Dean, Fuqua School of Business
Dean of the Graduate School/Vice Provost for Graduate Education
Dean, Nicholas School of the Environment
Dean, School of Nursing & Vice Chancellor for Nursing Affairs
Dean, Divinity School
Dean, Pratt School of Engineering
Dean, Sanford School of Public Policy
Dean, School of Law
Dean of Arts and Sciences
Dean and Vice Provost, Undergraduate Education
Vice Provost, Faculty Diversity and Faculty Development
Vice Provost for Library Affairs
Vice Provost for the Arts
Executive Vice Provost for Finance and Administration
Vice President and Vice Provost, Global Strategy and Programs
Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies
Vice Provost for Duke Kunshan University and China Initiatives
Vice Provost and Director, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative
Vice Provost for Research
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

University Administration

Vice President and General Counsel
Vice President, Administration
Vice President, Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
Vice President, Student Affairs
Vice President, Facilities
Vice President, Office for Institutional Equity
Vice President and University Secretary
Vice President, Public Affairs and Government Relations
Vice President, Alumni Affairs and Development
Vice President, Finance
Vice President and Director of Athletics
Vice President, Durham and Regional Affairs
President, DUMAC