William Daughton, Ph.D.

William Daughton portrait

William Daughton, Ph.D.

College of Engineering & Applied Science Online Graduate Programs

Biographical Information

William (Bill) Daughton is the former Program Director for all the College of Engineering and Applied Science Online Graduate programs. Dr. Daughton has extensive experience both in leading and teaching in online programs. He is currently the Executive Director of the American Society of Engineering Management (ASEM).

Areas of Interest

  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Leadership


  • Ph.D., Solid State Physics
    University of Missouri
  • M.S., Physics
     South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
  • B.A., Physics & Mathematics
    Illinois College


  • Lecturer, University of Colorado Colorado Springs
  • Professor and Department Chair, Missouri University of Science and Technology/University of Missouri-Rolla
  • Lockheed Martin Professor and Program Director, University of Colorado Boulder

Courses Taught

  • Leadership for Engineers


  • Professional Engineering Manager, American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM)

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Vice President of Technology Services, AT&T Global Information Solutions/NCR Corporation
  • Principal Project Engineer, Mead Corporation
  • Member of the Technical Staff, Texas Instruments


  • Over 50 refereed journal and conference papers on science, engineering, and technical management topics   


  • Executive Director, American Society of Engineering Management (ASEM)
  • Member, International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)
  • Member, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)


  • Online Teaching Excellence Award AY 13/14, College of Engineering & Applied Science, UCCS
  • Woodbury Special Service Award, ASEM
  • Outstanding Teaching Commendation Award, Extended Learning, Missouri S&T
  • Bernard R. Sarchet Award for Leadership, ASEM
  • Outstanding Professor Award, Eta Kappa chapter of Chi Omega
  • Engineers Make a Difference Award, The Society of American Military Engineers


  • eLearning Mentor, University of Missouri system
  • e-Learning Steering Committee, University of Missouri system
  • Editorial Board, International Journal of Engineering Management and Economics