Dean candidate Wei at public presentation March 3

Timothy Wei
Timothy Wei

Timothy Wei, one of five finalists for dean of the College of Engineering, will give a public presentation at 3:30 p.m., March 3 in Walter Scott Engineering Center, room 237.

Wei has been professor and head of the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., since 2006, and was interim dean from June 2008 to August 2009. His research interests are in coupling fundamental fluid dynamics experiments with critical technologies of socio-technological importance. He earned his bachelor's degree from Cornell, his master's from Lehigh, both in mechanical engineering; and his Ph.D in aerospace engineering from Michigan. He previously was on faculty at Rutgers, and has held numerous visiting faculty appointments.

Other candidates are James Alleman from Iowa State University, Mark Law from University of Florida, Alice E. Smith of Auburn University, and Jean-Pierre Bardet from USC.

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