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Finalists announced for Dean of the College of Engineering at UH Manoa

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Contact:
Michele Tom, (808) 956-9396
Executive Search Coordinator, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Posted: Mar 6, 2017

Three finalists have been identified for the position of Dean, College of Engineering (COE).  The three finalists are scheduled to participate over a two-day period of visits on the UH Mānoa campus.  The visits include department discussions; meetings with senior administrators, faculty, staff, students, and internal and external constituents; and a public presentation.

Campus and community members, as well as the general public, are encouraged to attend.

The campus visits of the three candidates have been scheduled as follows:

Dr. Alexander Smits, visiting March 20-21, 2017
Eugene Higgins Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace 
Engineering, Director, Gas Dynamics Laboratory
Princeton University
Public Presentation:  Tuesday, March 21, 3:00-4:15 p.m./Kuykendall 
Auditorium 101

Dr. Vimal Chaitanya, visiting April 6-7, 2017
Professor and Director, Energy Research Lab, College of Engineering
New Mexico State University
Public Presentation:  Friday, April 7, 3:00-4:15 p.m./Kuykendall 
Auditorium 101

Dr. Andrew Szeri, visiting April 10-11, 2017
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering
University of California, Berkeley
Public Presentation:  Tuesday, April 11, 3:00-4:15 p.m./Kuykendall 
Auditorium 101

For more information about the search process, including a list of the members of the search advisory committee, the campus visit daily schedule and the candidate biographies, see the search website at http://www.manoa.hawaii.edu/executivesearch/engr.

For more information about the College of Engineering, please visit http://www.eng.hawaii.edu.

For more information on this press release, including photos of the finalists, see the UH News story at

http://www.hawaii.edu/news/2017/03/06/college-of-engineering-dean-finalists-announced/