College of Engineering dean finalists to speak on campus
The four candidates for dean of the College of Engineering will visit campus to speak with faculty, staff, students and campus leaders. They will deliver public presentations that center around the theme, "issues and opportunities for colleges of engineering." Each 30- to 45-minute presentation will take place in 1106 Mechanical Engineering at 3:30 p.m., followed by a reception in the Mechanical Engineering lobby.
Video of each candidate's presentation will be available through this page following the final presentation on November 5. View each finalist's curriculum vitae here, on the UW-Madison Secretary of the Faculty website.
The schedule is:
- Thursday, October 25—Christopher Ober, Francis Norwood Bard Professor of Materials Engineering at Cornell University. View video of Ober's presentation.
- Monday, October 29—William Wepfer, Eugene C. Gwaltney Jr. Chair in the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. View video of Wepfer's presentation.
- Thursday, November 1—Ian Robertson, Donald B. Willett Professor of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and director of the National Science Foundation Division of Materials Research. View video of Robertson's presentation.
- Monday, November 5—Ramamoorthy Ramesh, Plato Malozemoff Chair of Materials Science and Engineering and professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley. View video of Ramesh's presentation.
UW-Madison Chancellor David Ward and Provost Paul DeLuca appreciate feedback about the finalists. Send comments to Engr-Dean-Search@secfac.wisc.edu by no later than the end of the day on Friday, November 9.
Engineering External Relations
Vice president of engineering for Kohler Kitchen and Bath and member of the College of Engineering Board of Visitors
Professor of materials science and engineering
Professor of biomedical engineering
Professor of electrical and computer engineering
Professor of oncology
Associate researcher, Women in Science and Engineering Leadership Institute
Thomas F. Kuech
Chair of chemical and biological engineering
Professor of industrial and systems engineering
Professor of civil and environmental engineering
Professor of engineering physics
Dean, School of Business
Professor of chemical and biological engineering
Professor of mechanical engineering
Associate faculty associate, engineering professional development