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Convocation Fall 2013. Sarah A. Rajala Dean James & Katherine Melsa Professor of Engineering. Welcome and Introduction. Goals for 2013-14. D eliver a high quality education to all of our students Hire at least 17 new, diverse, high-quality faculty members

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ConvocationFall 2013

Sarah A. Rajala

Dean

James & Katherine MelsaProfessor of Engineering


Welcome andIntroduction


Goals for 2013-14

  • Deliver a high quality education to all of our students

  • Hire at least 17 new, diverse, high-quality faculty members

  • Develop a new model for Engineering Online to encourage growth, new pedagogical development and sustainability

  • Increase the number of graduate students who have been enrolled or accepted admission by 5%

  • Expand research portfolio and increase expenditures by 7.5%

  • Develop a new plan for renovation and expansion of CoE space

  • Raise $22M in new private gifts


Role of Educating Students

  • Educating tomorrow’s engineering leaders

  • Focus on strong academics

  • ABET accreditation

  • Global and engaged learning


Engineering Undergraduate Enrollment


Engineering Graduate Enrollment


Faculty and Staff

  • Importance of high quality faculty and staff

  • More than 400 faculty and staff critical to our success

  • All are dedicated to student achievement


Welcome New Engineering Faculty

ABE

Norman Muzzy - Lecturer

CBE

Zengyi Shao - Assistant Professor

CCEE

JunwonSeo- Research Assistant Professor

Jiehua J Shen- Associate Professor

An Chen - Assistant Professor

ECpE

IkennaNlebedim– Adjunct Assistant Professor

SiddarthaKhaitan– Research Assistant Professor

Meng Lu - Assistant Professor (ECpE/ME)

Kathryn Stolee- Assistant Professor

IMSE

Caroline Krejci- Assistant Professor

ME

XianglanBai- Assistant Professor

Ming-Chen Hsu- Assistant Professor

Travis Sippel - Assistant Professor

MSE

EliseodeLeon - Lecturer

AnjaMudring- Professor

Ruifeng Zhang - Research Assistant Professor


Welcome New Engineering Staff

ABE

Tamara Kerns – Academic Advisor

Joshua Kruse - AccountantDana Woolley – Communications Specialist (ABE/AERE)

AERE

Tracy Borts - Program Assistant

Kelsey Hummer - Program Assistant

Andrew Jordan - Teaching Lab Associate

Cameron Rayburn – Academic Advisor

Katrina Williams – Academic Advisor

Christine Jensen - Teaching Lab Associate

CBE

Michael Forrester - Assistant Scientist

Jennifer Gibbs – Academic Adviser

Michelle Grawe- Teaching Lab Coordinator

Molly Seaboch- Program Assistant

CCEE

Traci Goldberg - Academic Advisor

Paul Ledtje- Research Associate

Jennifer Simba- Academic Advisor

ECpE

Helen Drake – Program Assistant

Carrie Graves-Warden– Academic Advisor

Benjamin Holland – Research Associate

Lucinda Sheehy – Academic Advisor

IMSE

Angela Stone - Administrative Specialist

Holly Twedt - Program Assistant


Welcome New Engineering Staff

ME

Cindy Bartleson- Administrative Specialist

Derek Dickson - System Support

Mallory Quinn - Program Assistant

Craig Severson - Teaching Lab Coordinator

MSE

Cory Johns - Desktop Systems Administrator

Jacqueline Kester- Program Assistant

Michelle Lenkaitis - Administrative Specialist

College RelationsAnn Wilson – Director

Career Services

Kellie Mullaney- Program Assistant

Engineering-LAS Online Learning

Sonya Nichols - Instructional Support

Jane Tomesch- Program Coordinator

Engineering Research Institute

Deborah Moses - Program Coordinator

Rachael Voas- Administrative Specialist

Student Services

Jeana Gingery - Program Coordinator

Nancy Jeffs- Program Coordinator

Technology Support

Kevin Wickham – System Analyst

CIRAS

Chris Hill- Industrial Specialist

Peter Nadolny-Program Manager

Carey Novak - Industrial Specialist

Glenn Volkman- Program Manager


Promotions in the Engineering College

  • Hui Hu (AERE) to Professor

  • Eric Cochran (CBE) to Associate Professor

  • Nadia Gkritza (CCEE) to Associate Professor

  • RanganGopalakrishnan (CCEE) to Senior Lecturer

  • DionysiosAliprantis (ECpE) to Associate Professor

  • SumitChaudhary (ECpE) to Associate Professor

  • Chris Chu (ECpE) to Professor

  • Liang Dong (ECpE) to Associate Professor

  • Lizhi Wang (IMSE) to Associate Professor

  • Gap Kim (ME) to Associate Professor

  • Xiaoli Tan (MSE) to Professor


General Fund Revenue Budget$86 Million

35%

50%

4%

11%


Engineering Budgets for Academicand Administration

$48.6

$44.0

$39.1

$35.5

$32.6

$15.4

$15.5

$12.4

$11.4

$10.9


Engineering Research Expenditures

$83.9

$78.5

$74.4

$70.6

$67.5


Engineering Facilities Update


Medallion Awards

  • Named faculty positions established with private support enable the college to attract and retain world-class professors and researchers

  • Thank you to the donors who established these prestigious positions

  • Recognize 13 recipients


Ashraf BastawrosGrace Miller Wilson and T. WilsonEndowed Engineering Faculty Fund


SumitChaudharyNorthrop Grumman Professorship in honor of Fred W. O’Green


Kristen Constant Wilkinson Professorof Interdisciplinary Engineering


Randall Geiger Tunc and LaleDolucaProfessorshipin Electrical and Computer Engineering


Caroline HayesLynn Gleason Professorship in Interdisciplinary Engineering


Andrew Hillier Wilkinson Professorof Interdisciplinary Engineering


Charles JahrenW.A. Klinger Teaching Professorship


SurajKothari Willard & Leitha Richardson Professorship in Electrical and Computer Engineering


Richard LesarLynn Gleason Professorshipin Interdisciplinary Engineering


AnjaMudringGlenn MurphyProfessor of Engineering


Krishna RajanWilkinson Professorof Interdisciplinary Engineering


Janis TerpennyJoseph Walkup Professorship in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering


Song Zhang William and Virginia BingerProfessorship inMechanical Engineering


Patent Awards

  • Patents are a prestigious form of recognition

  • Recognize 11 recipients


Sang Wu Kim Cooperative Spatial Multiplexing


Shihwu Sung Micro-Aeration of Sulfide Removal from Biogas


AtulKelkarPneumatic Vibration Isolation Device


SrikantaTirthapuraComputing Time-decayed Aggregates in Data Streams


ArunSomaniLogic Element Architecture for Generic Logic Chains in Programmable Devices


Jaeyoun Kim Elastomeric Device for Tunable Imaging


Thomas LograssoMagnetostrictive Materials, Devices and Methods Using High Magnetostriction, High Strength FeGa and FeBe Alloys


BalajiNarasimhanAntimicrobial Compositions and Methods


RanaBiswas and Kristen Constant Manufacturing Method of Photonic Crystal


Stuart BirrellCombination Residue Spreader and Collector for Single Pass Harvesting Systems


Faculty and Staff Awards

  • Honoring faculty and staff from the college

  • Recognize 6 recipients


Leslie Potter Superior EngineeringTeaching Award


Konstantina (Nadia) GkritzaEarly Career Engineering Faculty Research Award


Iver E. Anderson David R. BoylanEminent Faculty Research


Melissa Skinner Dean’s Staff Excellence Award


DeAnn Pitman Dean’s Staff Excellence Award


DevnaPopejoy-Sheriff Superior Engineering

Advisor Award


Thank You


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