Senior Vice Provost for Academic Outreach and Entrepreneurship
Thomas Kenan (Tom) Miller III is Senior Vice Provost for Academic Outreach and Entrepreneurship at NC State University. Dr. Miller has oversight responsibility for NC State’s McKimmon Center for Continuing and Extension Education, Distance Education and Learning Technology Applications (DELTA), and NC State Entrepreneurship. In this role, Miller is responsible for strategy, deployment, and implementation of the university’s technologies for teaching and learning and distance education programs.
Since 1982, he has been a member of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, where he is the McPherson Family Distinguished Professor of Engineering Entrepreneurship, and a member of the university’s Academy of Outstanding Teachers. In July of 2008, Dr. Miller was named Executive Director of the NC State University Entrepreneurship Initiative, a campus-wide effort to empower students as entrepreneurial thinkers, leaders and doers. He is the author or co-author of more than 50 technical publications.
Miller received his Bachelor of Arts in mathematics and chemistry, as well as a Master of Science and Ph.D. in biomedical engineering and mathematics, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.