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The Foundation of Engineering Leadership with Dean of Clemson's College of Engineering, Dr. Anand Gramopadhye
18th June 2021 • Engineering Leadership • Doug Haugh
00:00:00 00:40:08

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This episode features Dr. Anand Gramopadhye, the Dean of Clemson’s College of Engineering, Computing, and Applied Sciences.

You’ll discover:

  • The foundational elements of Engineering Leadership
  • Why Clemson’s engineering department was compelled to become the academic partner.
  • The Dean’s hopes for the future of engineering students.

3 Point Summary:

  1. Students should be prepared not only as great engineers but also as great leaders.
  2. Engineering combined with great leadership skills can catapult you within any organization
  3. The empowerment of your team members is a foundation for a successful team.


  • “Students should think of themselves not just engineers, but also as leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators.”
  • “Mentors can come in different forms and shapes.  They don't necessarily have to be older than you. They can be younger, and it's important that we are willing to accept advice and sit with the best people.”
  • “Leadership is how you conduct yourself.”