Dr. Soma Chakrabarti has recently joined as the Director of Continuing Studies at the University of Delaware Professional and Continuing Studies. Earlier, she was the director of Center for Engineering and Interdisciplinary Professional Education at the University of Kansas (KU) Continuing Education Division, where she provided strategic direction and programmatic leadership to professional education in aerospace, engineering management, engineering technology, bioengineering and industrial engineering. She was also an associate director of KU Continuing Education. In this capacity, she worked collaboratively with KU Medical Center and other KU entities for international professional education outreach. She is a Council Member of International Association for Continuing Engineering Education, a member of the Board of Directors of the Continuing Professional Development Division of American Society for Engineering Education, and an Associate Chair of the International Network of University Professional Continuing Education Association. She has a doctorate in Biochemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.