Martin E. Glicksman was appointed Dean of the College of Engineering. He held the position on an interim basis since January.
Glicksman also serves as the Allen S. Henry Chair and University Professor of Engineering.
“After an extensive search, we were pleased to find that the best candidate was already here,” said T. Dwayne McCay, executive vice president and chief operating officer.
Glicksman, who joined the faculty in 2011, is a recognized expert on the solidification of metals and semiconductors, atomic diffusion processes, the energetics and kinetics of material interfaces and microstructure evolution. He graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a bachelor’s degree and doctoral degree in physical metallurgy.