About Our Speakers

Steven K. Starrett PhD, PE, D.WRE, F.ASCE, F.EWRI

Dr. Steven K. Starrett is the Dean of Engineering and Engineering Technology at LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas. He received a BS in Civil Engineering from Missouri University of Science & Technology in 1989. He received his MS and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Iowa State University in 1992 and 1994, respectively. Dr. Starrett served in various faculty and administrative roles at Kansas State University for 23 years prior to arriving at LeTourneau University in 2017. One of Dr. Starrett’s engineering ethics course was recognized by the National Academy of Engineering as an exemplar course in engineering ethics. Dr. Starrett received the ASCE Professional Practice Ethics and Leadership Award in 2017. Drs. Starrett and Bertha with Dr. Amy Lara coauthored an book entitled, “Engineering Ethics, Real World Case Studies” in 2017 published by ASCE.