Dr. Ronald Bell currently serves as an engineering teacher at LBJ Early College High School with key achievements being Founder of the Robotics team competing at multiple state competitions and continuous math state assessment improvements as having served as math instructional coach and currently math college exam specialist. He is also an adjunct engineering professor at Huston-Tillotson University. He received a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Engineering from MU-Columbia and USF-Tampa; and his teacher certification and principal certification from Huston-Tillotson and Concordia University.
He has taught and served in various leadership capacities in STEM for over 20 years at ASU, UT-Austin, Huston-Tillotson, ACC, Austin ISD, Pip Start Master Builder, and Missouri Scholars Academy; also regionally and state-wide STEM leadership serving as Chair of Capital Area High Tech Steering Committee, state implementation of MMA course in state of Texas and serving on National Engineers Week Steering Committee.
Dr. Bell has served as a U.S. congressional page and has received several awards such as the TSPE Engineering Dream Team (1 of 50 chosen in Texas to have had the greatest contribution to the field of engineering, 2001) and Arizona Council of Black Engineers and Scientist – Scientist of the Year Awards.
Community and civically he has made impact with youth regionally and nationally with Praise in the Park as co-founder, Real Life Communications, UT-Austin Rez Week leader, and a HopeLine HopeCoach. He currently serves on the boards of YoungLife, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and a Chaplin for the Round Rock Police Department.
Currently Dr. Bell serves as Associate Pastor at Agape Christian Ministries, Adjunct Engineering professor at Huston Tillotson University, and a Chaplin for the Round Rock Police Department and a member of the greater Austin Fellowship of Christian Athletes Leadership Board. He enjoys playing racquetball; and sharing life with his wife and two children.