Hector R. Carrasco, Ph.D., P.E.
Dean, College of Education, Engineering and Professional Studies
Message from Dean Carrasco.
Welcome to the College of Education, Engineering, and Professional Studies (CEEPS). As you consider a college, I invite you to explore the opportunities at the Colorado State University-Pueblo and encourage you to investigate the programs we have to offer at the College of Education, Engineering, and Professional Studies.
The College (CEEPS) emphasizes the mission of the University while focusing on the technological and applied programs that are career oriented. Yet, we maintain a strong grounding in the liberal arts and our programs are directly related to current and future job opportunities.
CEEPS programs are the heart of the CSU-Pueblo mission and play a major part in the University's role as an excellent, comprehensive regional university.
I look forward to seeing you on campus at Colorado State University-Pueblo.
For further information regarding CEEPS programs, please call 719.549.2696.
- Hector Carrasco, Dean
About Hector Carrasco.
Dr. Carrasco has served as the Dean of the College of Education, Engineering, and Professional Studies at Colorado State University – Pueblo since 2000. Prior positions include Dean of College of Applied Science and Engineering Technology at CSU-Pueblo, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Engineering at CSU-Pueblo, Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering at Florida International University, Assistant Professor of Engineering Design Graphics at Texas A&M University and Director of Engineering Opportunities at the University of Texas at El Paso. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University in 1986 and his M.S. & B.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from UT El Paso in 1975 and 1970 respectively. Dr. Carrasco has over 30 years of experience in teaching, research and administration in higher education. Teaching assignments include: Project Management, Design of Experiments, Engineering Economy, Production Planning & Control, and Industrial Research and Development. Professional interests include: project management, quality improvement through design of experiments, justification of new technology, manufacturing systems, Taguchi techniques, and systems design.
Dr. Carrasco is an active member of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), the Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientist (MAES), and the Coalition of Pueblo Engineers (COPE). He currently serves on the MAES Advisory Council on Educational Excellence, Treasurer of the MAES Southern Colorado Chapter, and on the Executive Committee of COPE. Dr. Carrasco is active within the community serving on Pueblo 2010 Commission, the Pueblo Chemical Depot Reuse Commission, the Rosemont Museum Board, and the 2010 Learning Task Force.