ALL FACULTY MEMBERS are encouraged to participate in the upcoming Engineering Faculty Forums. Professors at all ranks will join the conversation and provide everyone the benefit of their experience. Please RSVP online.
Associate Dean Appointment
The Faculty of Engineering is sharpening its focus on people—from potential and current students to support staff and professors—with the creation of a new associate dean position. Ania Ulrich, a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering since 2008, began a five-year appointment as the Associate Dean (Outreach) effective July 1, 2017.
John Doucette, who joined the Faculty of Engineering in 2005, has been appointed to serve a five-year term as Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
In the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Simaan AbouRizk, has been appointed Department Chair. AbouRisk has been with the U of A since 1990, became a full professor in1997, and a distinguished professor in 2015. Due to pre-existing commitments, he will take the office in 2018. Civil Engineering professor Samer Adeeb is serving as interim chair until then.