Ranjan Named Associate Chair for Research

Associate Professor Dr. Devesh Ranjan has accepted the position of Associate Chair for Research in the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering (effective January 1).

The Associate Chair for Research is responsible for working with the Woodruff School’s faculty to develop a strategic research plan for future growth and investments in the school. In addition, Dr. Ranjan will help to identify new research opportunities, help to foster strategic relationships with government, industry, and foundations, and help to synergize research efforts with other units in the College of Engineering and across the Institute. The Associate Chair for Research will also serve as a focal point to help improve the research support for faculty within the Woodruff School, which will include interactions with OSP as well as space and facility resources.

"I am excited to have the opportunity to work with Devesh to address the research needs of the Woodruff School and look forward to seeing the growth that he will help foster in our program," said Dr. Samuel Graham, Chair of the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering.