Dr. Jeremiah Deang to Serve as Assistant Professor of Engineering at BJU

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GREENVILLE, S.C. (January 12, 2018) – Dr. Jeremiah Deang will join the Bob Jones University faculty this January as an assistant professor in the department of engineering in the Division of Natural Science in the College of Arts and Science.

“Dr. Deang brings to his faculty position not only outstanding credentials but a desire to instill in his students a passion for engineering,” said Dr. Renae Wentworth, dean of the College of Arts and Science. “We are grateful that he will be joining our engineering faculty this semester.”

Deang earned a BS (2011) and a PhD (2017) in Mechanical Engineering from Mississippi State University.

Deang previously served as a co-op engineer for SABIC Innovative Plastics in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, and as a graduate research assistant at the Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems at Mississippi State University. He has co-authored several publications and is a recipient of the Bagley College of Engineering Fellowship.

In addition to his professional work, Deang is an active member in his church and serves as a worship leader, youth group leader, and small group Bible study leader. Deang and his wife Amina have two daughters.

“I am very excited to join the BJU family and to learn under and serve alongside the faculty,” said Dr. Deang. “My desire in coming to BJU is to build relationships with students and to teach engineering with a biblical worldview.”

BJU offers a BS in engineering with three concentrations: mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and computer engineering. Approximately 100 students are currently enrolled in the program.