John O. Aje

John AjeDr. John O. Aje joined Thomas Edison State College as dean of the School of Applied Science and Technology in August 2013.

He brings an impressive leadership record to Thomas Edison State College, having held top-level administrative positions as well as developing effective academic programs for applied technology students. Dr. Aje plays a critical role in helping the College achieve its strategic goals and serving adult learners at the undergraduate and graduate level with innovative educational opportunities in applied science and technology that are aligned with the needs of the global economy.

Prior to joining the college, Dr. Aje was the associate dean for Academic Affairs of the University of Maryland University College, the Graduate School, in Adelphi, Md. Additionally, Dr. Aje was the chair and collegiate professor for Technology and Engineering Systems Department as well as acting chair of the Technology and Engineering Systems Department for University of Maryland University College, the Graduate School.

Dr. Aje earned a DSc in engineering management and an MS in engineering management from the George Washington University, an MS in textile science/engineering from the North Carolina State University, and a BS in textile science/technology from Clemson University.