Author: pmccauley

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In 2016, You are the Answer to the Question

As a successful entrepreneur, author, and expert witness, I am often asked why I continue to be a full-time engineering professor. After almost 23 years, why haven’t I chosen to focus solely on highly lucrative opportunities as an engineering business owner, leaving behind halls of students, laboratories, and academic research projects. As the tears rolled […]

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  The Black & Pearl Photo-Shoot Back row (left to right): Jennifer Smith – Attorney, Law Professor & Entrepreneur | Sandra Jeter – Realtor & Entrepreneur | Leisa Smith Lundy – Chemical Engineer & NYC-based Patent Attorney | Veronica Morris – Minister, Entrepreneur & Author| Darlynda Bogle – Attorney & Senior Executive US Social Security […]

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The Biomechanics of Women in Combat

The U.S. Armed Forces are made up of the five armed service branches: Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and Navy with these services having a leading role in the security and safety of the United States and its interests, worldwide.   To ensure the readiness of the solders, the armed forces rely on physical […]

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Pursue your Passion to be an Innovation Leader

  Inspiration for Leadership I recently spoke at Stanford University on Innovative Leadership, detailing successful  strategies and research-based leadership principles. “I attended the Innovative Leadership seminar at Stanford yesterday and I was very impressed with your accomplishments and the way you motivate a young generation of innovators.” – Roman Piszcz Inspiring others to lead and […]

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Using Smart Technology to Prepare for Disaster

Dr. Pamela McCauley is a nationally recognized speaker, award-winning educator and full Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems at the University of Central Florida where she leads the Human Factors in Disaster Management Research Team. After the tragic tornados in Oklahoma, I wrote about the specific functions of hand held mobile devices such […]

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Women Working Together to Overcome Obstacles

Dear Friend, For my newest blog post, I have decided to feature the article When Not To Quit as published by I would love to get your feedback and read your strategies of handling failure. It is through discussion that we learn from each other. When Not to Quit “Pamela McCauley is a professor […]

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Mentoring for Women in Engineering

Women in engineering can benefit greatly by working with STEM career mentors. However, many women miss out on this opportunity. Check out this infographic to find out more information on mentoring for women in engineering and other exciting STEM fields! Women in Engineering Infographic Mentoring: Up Close & PersonalDo I Need a mentor?How do I find […]

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Mobile Devices Support Oklahoma Tornado Disaster Emergency Response

  The use of mobile devices has revolutionized the way the emergency management community prepares, communicates, and responds to natural and man-made disasters. Mobile devices significantly increase the efficiency, rate, and accuracy of communication, in a real-time manner. The excellent decisions made within the minutes leading up to, during, and immediately after the Oklahoma tornadoes […]

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Spread the Word – STEM Education is Exciting, Lucrative, and Sexy!

“We should encourage parents to have the same level of enthusiasm for STEM education as they do for sports-related activities.” I jumped out of my seat when I heard Central Florida STEM Education Council Chair Bill Duerden state this at the C.F.S.E.C. meeting I recently attended. Of course, the presentation of activities by participating organizations […]

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Leadership Myths BUSTED!

Using the approach of the popular Discovery Channel TV show MythBusters to seek the truth based on research, experiential knowledge, and history, consider the following leadership myths busted! For more leadership myths that I’ve busted, read on in my book: Transforming Your STEM Career Through Leadership and Innovation and as featured this week on ELSEVIER CONNECT’s article 8 Myths […]

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