Dean of Engineering at the Albert Nerken School of Engineering
Barry L. Shoop is Dean of Engineering at the Albert Nerken School of Engineering at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Engineering in Manhattan, NY. Dr. Shoop received the B.S. degree from the Pennsylvania State University and Ph.D. from Stanford University, both in electrical engineering. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), the Optical Society of America (OSA) and the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE). He has served on the Board of Directors of IEEE, ABET and OSA. In 2016 Dr. Shoop served as the IEEE President and CEO. In 2008, he received the OSA Robert E. Hopkins Leadership Award and, in 2013, he received both the SPIE Educator Award and the IEEE Haraden Pratt Award. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia, USA. In 2019, he was elected to the National Academy of Engineering.