Tenure, Promotion for 15 College of Sciences Faculty

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During the spring 2016 round of tenure and promotion decisions at Georgia Tech, 15 faculty members from the College of Sciences made the list.

The following were promoted to full professor:

               School of Applied Physiology

                              Boris Prilutsky

               School of Biology

                              Joshua Weitz

               School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

                              Josef Dufek

                              Zhigang Peng

               School of Mathematics

                              Dan Margalit

                              Christine Heitsch

               School of Physics

                              Roman Grigoriev                            

                              Deirdre Shoemaker

               School of Psychology

                              Leslie A. DeChurch

The following were promoted to associate professor and awarded tenure:

               School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

                              Christian Huber

               School of Mathematics

                              Karim Lounici

                              Ionel Popescu

               School of Physics

                              Harold Kim

                              John Wise

Joseph Sadighi, of the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, was awarded tenure.

“On behalf of the College of Sciences community, I am pleased to offer my warmest congratulations to our most recent promotion and tenure recipients,” says Dean Paul M. Goldbart. “You, and colleagues like you, are truly pivotal to the future of mathematics and the sciences at Georgia Tech.

“The knowledge and understanding that you are creating and imparting – via your scholarship, teaching and service – are the fuel that ensures the continued rise in the appreciation of the college, across our campus, nationally and worldwide.

“I look forward with tremendous excitement to your future accomplishments as researchers, educators and builders whose vision and activities will shape and strengthen the Georgia Tech of the future.”


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  • Created By:A. Maureen Rouhi
  • Created:03/28/2016
  • Modified By:Fletcher Moore
  • Modified:10/07/2016