Bagley recognizes 11 faculty members with endowed positions

October 10, 2018

Eleven faculty members from six different departments who hold endowed positions were recently recognized by the Bagley College of Engineering.

Five were honored with endowed chairs while six hold endowed professorships. Additionally, five of the positions went to female faculty.

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“We have an outstanding group of faculty within the Bagley College of Engineering and I am excited that we are able to recognize so many of them with endowed positions,” said Jason Keith, dean of the Bagley College of Engineering. “I am also grateful to all of the individuals and companies who have provided the funding for these endowed chairs and professorships. Their support of our faculty enables so much of the fantastic research and educational opportunities that go on within the college.”

NameDepartmentPosition
Cindy BethelComputer Science and EngineeringBillie Ball Endowed Professorship in Engineering
Heejin ChoMechanical EngineeringTVA Endowed Professorship in Energy Systems and the Environment
Julie JessopChemical EngineeringHunter Henry Chair
Santanu KunduChemical EngineeringSouthern Ionics Endowed Chair
Yucheng LiuMechanical EngineeringJack Hatcher Chair in Engineering Entrepreneurship
David MarcumMechanical EngineeringExxon Mobil Alumni Endowed Professorship
Tonya StoneMechanical EngineeringDr. Oswald Rendon-Herrero Diversity Professorship
Lesley StrawdermanIndustrial & Systems EngineeringInternational Paper Endowed Chair
Rani SullivanAerospace EngineeringRichard H. Johnson Endowed Chair
John UsherIndustrial & Systems EngineeringLarry Brown Endowed Professorship
Farshid VahedifardCivil & Environmental EngineeringCivil & Environmental Engineering Advisory Board Endowed Professorship

 

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