Michael Johnson

Dr. Michael D. Johnson is a professor in the department of engineering technology and industrial distribution (ETID) at Texas A&M University. He also serves as interim associate provost for faculty success. Prior to joining the Provost’s team, Johnson was associate dean for inclusion and faculty success in the College of Engineering. Before joining the faculty at Texas A&M, he was a senior product development engineer at the 3M Corporate Research Laboratory in St. Paul, Minnesota. He is also a member of the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET Executive Committee.

Johnson received his B.S. in mechanical engineering from Michigan State University in addition to his S.M. and Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Johnson’s research focuses on production economics, engineering education, and design tools. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, and industry. Johnson has over 100 peer reviewed publications and several patents.