Either the content you're seeking doesn't exist or it requires proper authentication before viewing.
Inventor and assistive technology researcher Rory Cooper has been appointed the University of Pittsburgh’s first-ever assistant vice chancellor for research for STEM-health sciences collaborations.
In this role, which begins Jan. 1, 2021, Cooper will provide intellectual leadership to help connect the STEM and health science areas and draw on Pitt’s strengths in these fields. He will also participate in the University Research Council and work to develop institutional-level funding to support research.
“We created this post because Pitt offers an incredible diversity of modes of research and creative endeavors, and corresponding ranges of research and creative products,” said Rob A. Rutenbar, senior vice chancellor for research at Pitt. “Our office seeks to promote and engage with faculty working across all of our knowledge domains. Creating this position helps us to expand opportunities for research at the intersections of STEM and the health sciences.”
Ohio State has named a new dean to lead its College of Engineering, the first woman to ever hold the role.
Ayanna Howard, a roboticist, entrepreneur and current chair of the School of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology, is slated to begin at Ohio State on March 1, pending approval by the board of trustees, the university announced Monday.