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William J. Wepfer

William J. Wepfer


Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1979
M.S., Stanford University, 1976
B.S., Marquette University, 1974

Dr. Wepfer started his career at Georgia Tech in 1980 as an assistant professor in mechanical engineering. He became a full professor in 1983. He has also served as vice provost of Distance Learning and Professional Education (DLPE). In this capacity, Wepfer was responsible for professional education and distance-delivered programs, the English as a Second Language program and operation of the Global Learning Center. Dr. Wepfer became the 8th and current Chair of the Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering in 2008.