Jeffrey Otey head shot.

Jeffrey Otey

Title: Associate Professor of Engineering

Teaching Focus: Computer-aided Design, Agricultural Engineering, Project Management, Capstone Design

Education: B.S. Texas Tech University, Agricultural Engineering; M.Eng. Texas A&M University, Agricultural Engineering; Ph.D. Universitat Politècnica de València, Design, Manufacturing, and Management of Industrial Projects


Dr. Otey joined College of the Ozarks in 2019 after over 20 years at Texas A&M University, most recently in the Zachary Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.  His prior teaching posts included Engineering Design Graphics Program and the Department of Agricultural Engineering.  Dr. Otey has co-authored textbooks on engineering graphics and has written papers in the areas of agricultural engineering, computer-aided design, and engineering education.  His consulting work includes industrial equipment installation and hydrology site analysis.  Dr. Otey is an U.S. Army veteran.