Schultz_Joshua.jpgDr. Joshua A. Schultz has been named Director of STEM at Milwaukee School of Engineering. Schultz’s primary roles are to provide leadership in the area of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to help increase student interest in STEM-related fields and to oversee MSOE’s pre-college programs, including Science Bowl, Summer Programs, Opportunity Conferences, FIRST Robotics, Engineering Discovery Days and others.

Schultz graduated from MSOE in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in architectural engineering and master’s degree in structural engineering. While working as a structural intern with Stutzki Engineering Inc., he continued his studies at Marquette University where he earned his Ph.D. in civil engineering in 2013. Schultz was a structural engineer for Skidmore Owings & Merrill LLP in Chicago, and lecturer in the Civil and Architectural Engineering and Construction Management Department at MSOE.

MSOE is an independent, non-profit university with about 2,600 students that was founded in 1903. MSOE offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering, business, mathematics and nursing. The university has a national academic reputation; longstanding ties to business and industry; dedicated professors with real-world experience; a 96% placement rate; and the highest ROI and average starting and mid-career salaries of any Wisconsin university according to PayScale Inc. MSOE graduates are well-rounded, technologically experienced and highly productive professionals and leaders.