Robert F. Cox, Ph.D., As senior associate dean, he is responsible for the overall strategic planning and execution of all international activities on behalf of Purdue University’s- Purdue Polytechnic involving dozens of global partnerships across four continents.
He recently led the development of the European Alliance Strategic Partnership bringing together six university partners from Europe and the United States fostering increased collaboration.
In 2017 he was appointed to serve as Purdue Global Fellow by the Office of Corporate and Global Partnerships to lead collaborative activities in developing the Colombia- Purdue Aviation and Aerospace Network of Excellence aligning academia, industry, and government stakeholders.
Robert continues to serve as an active consultant, global strategic advisor, construction expert witness, academic external examiner, as well as a provider of professional / executive coaching. He has worked with more than 160 master students and 25 doctoral candidates. Robert has authored more than 60 publications and reports.