Dr. Ted Song

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Dr. Ted Song

Dr. Ted Song

Coordinator of Diversity and Innovation
Department Chair, Engineering, Computer Science, and Cybersecurity
Associate Professor of Engineering

Ph.D., M.S., University of Texas at Austin
M.T.S., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.S., Hanyang University


Dr. Ted Song grew up both in the U.S. and Korea, and he was an ROTC cadet during his undergraduate studies and served as an Air Defense Artillery Officer in the Republic of Korea Army. While in graduate school, he worked at various engineering companies and organizations, including Samsung Electronics (Tangjeong, Korea), UNIDO-ICHET (Istanbul, Turkey), and NEC Laboratories America (Cupertino, CA); he also taught calculus and received the 2012 Texas Exes Teaching Award. Dr. Song has been teaching electrical engineering courses at JBU since 2012 and is the recipient of the 2018 JBU Faculty Excellence Award.

Apart from teaching, Dr. Song serves as Coordinator of Diversity and Innovation, seeking to prepare students to make disciples of all the nations (Matt. 28:18-20) and to make Christ-centered education more affordable and accessible using advanced technology. Additionally, he was elected to the board of Christian Engineering Society and is currently serving as Vice President. 

Dr. Song and his wife, Michelle, live in Siloam Springs, AR, and have three daughters: Leanne, Erin, and Kori. They are members at Siloam Springs Bible Church (an Evangelical Free Church), where Dr. Song leads College Ministry and serves as an elder. He recently received his Master of Theological Studies degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and is currently pursuing the M.Div. degree.