Faculty & Staff

Robert Engels

Science Teacher
Serving STVM Since


College/University Attended: University of Texas at Austin
Degree: B.S.Geophysics
Graduate School Attended: University of Houston; University of Akron
Degrees: M.S., Geophysics, M.A., Secondary Science Curriculum

Classes & Extracurriculars

Science Department Chair
Teaching: AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2
Advisor: Rocket Team & Robotics Team


Mr. Bob Engels grew up overseas and graduated from the American School in London in 1979. He earned his BS in Geophysics at the University of Texas, his MS in Geophysics at the University of Houston, and his MA in Education (Secondary Science Curriculum) at the University of Akron. His interests include travel, cooking, sailing, and golf. Mr. Engels is married and has two daughters. Joanna graduated from STVM in 2011 and Katie graduated in 2014. Joanna graduated from the Clemson University with a degree in engineering and is working for a major defense contractor and Katie is studying political science at Clemson University and plans to attend law school.

“By becoming a teacher I have also become a student. It is truly wonderful to share in the growth of understanding of our world with students.” 
—Mr. Bob Engels