Bonnie Ferri
Vice Provost for Graduate and Postdoctoral Education

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Bonnie Ferri is the vice provost for Graduate and Postdoctoral Education at Georgia Tech, and she is a professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). Dr. Ferri previously was the vice provost for Graduate Education and Faculty Development and held associate chair positions in ECE, both for undergraduate and for graduate studies. She was the co-chair of a campus-wide commission on higher education at Georgia Tech, Creating the Next in Education, and has been an invited speaker on education at many external events including at a National Academy of Engineering workshop on education. Dr. Ferri is a Fellow of the IEEE and has received many honors and awards, including the 2017 IEEE Undergraduate Teaching Award and the 2016 Regent’s Award for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Dr. Ferri has been active with the IEEE Control Systems Society. She served two terms on its Board of Governors and was the general chair for the American Control Conference in 2022. Dr. Ferri received the B.S degree in Electrical Engineering from Notre Dame and the M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton. She then worked for Honeywell for two years prior to returning to school to earn her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech. Her research interests include embedded control systems, engineering education, and real-time computing.