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

Teaching: AP Physics 2, Intro. to Engineering, Advanced Robotics, Honors Algebra 2 & Physics
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. Both Joanna and Katie graduated from Clemson University. Joanna has a degree in engineering and is working for a major aerospace company and Katie is now in law school at the University of South Carolina.

“I have had several careers in my life, but none as satisfying as teaching. One of the best experiences is encouraging students to reach outside their comfort level and watch them discover just how good they can be.”

—Mr. Bob Engels

Meet Mr. Engels