|Michael Mann named interim dean of School of Engineering and Mines|
Michael Mann has been named interim dean of the School of Engineering and Mines. Dr. Mann currently serves as chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering. His principal areas of interest and expertise include advanced processes and technologies within the energy industry. Dr. Mann previously served as a group and project manager at the EERC, where he supervised groups ranging in size up to 29 professionals. As an accomplished teacher, researcher, and manager, we are delighted that Dr. Mann has agreed to serve as interim dean of the School of Engineering and Mines. He is a highly respected faculty member and department chair in the School, and brings a wealth of talent to this critical leadership position. Dr. Mann’s appointment begins April 1 and will continue through June 30, 2008, or such time that a permanent dean of the School of Engineering and Mines takes office. -- School of Engineering and Mines.