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Leah Akins, Ph.D.


Engineering, Architecture, and Computer Technologies

Professor and Department Head
Phone: 845-431-8421
Office: Taconic Hall 210
Email: akins@sunydutchess.edu


BS EE Lafayette College, Easton, PA
MS EE Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
PhD EE Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA


Native New Yorker, Married with two children

Favorite sports are Volleyball, Skiing,
Hiking and Camping

Favorite activities are traveling, yoga, and
watching my kids in soccer, volleyball, and gymnastics

History at DCC:

Adjunct Instructor  at Dutchess Community College 1990 - 1996

Full time at DCC in the  Engineering, Architectural, and Computer Technologies Department since January 1997

Professor since August 2007

Department Head since August 2002

Other Hats I Wear:

Treasurer of Hudson Valley FIRST Lego League Executive Committee (since Sp 2008)

Program Coordinator for Next Step Program (since Sp 2009)