Ruth A. Dyer

Ruth A. Dyer

Kansas State University
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Ruth A. Dyer is the senior vice provost for academic affairs emeritus and professor of electrical and computer engineering emeritus at Kansas State University. She holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in biochemistry from Kansas State University and a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of Kentucky.  She was inducted into the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Engineering Hall of Distinction in April 2013, and currently serves on the UK College of Engineering Dean’s Advisory Council.  

Dr. Dyer is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and is currently serving as the Junior Past President of the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement (I&M) Society. She served as the President of the IEEE I&M Society during the calendar years 2016 and 2017, and in various other officer positions of the I&M Society over the past 12 years.  She has served on the I&M Administrative Committee (AdCom) since 1999.  In 2017, she was appointed to serve on the IEEE TAB AdHoc Committee on Design for Ethics, and in 2018 was appointed to serve on the TAB AdHoc Committee on Contracts and as the Chair of the CRFID Advisory Committee.  She received the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society’s Distinguished Service Award in 2011.  

She also is a Fellow of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) and is a Senior Member of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE).  During the 2003-2004 academic year, she was an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow and served at The Ohio State University.

IEEE Systems Council Position History:
  • 2019-2022   IMS Secondary Representative (Membership Society Representatives)
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