Dr. Karen Panetta is the Dean for Graduate Education, Tufts University School of Engineering, a Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering. She is the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Women in Engineering Magazine and recipient of the NSF
Presidential Award by U.S. President Barack Obama.
She earned the Ph.D. and MS. Degrees from Northeastern University and a B.S. from Boston University in Computer Engineering.
Dr. Karen Panetta is the 2022 IEEE Awards Board Chair.