The Chemical, Biological, and Bioengineering (CBBE) Department
Chair is the academic and administrative leader of the Department.
The CBBE Chair reports to the dean of the College of Engineering
and is a member of the College's Leadership Team.
The CBBE department chair, working in collaboration with the CBBE
faculty and staff, is responsible for the success, relevance, and
continued progression of the Chemical, Biological, and
Bioengineering Department and the competitiveness of its graduates.
Ensuring the vibrancy, operations, synergistic collaboration, and
competitiveness of the department; and engaging CBBE's constituents
in strategic actions for the academic unit, are important
responsibilities of the CBBE Chair. The CBBE Department chair is
also responsible for budget development, management and allocation;
the assessment and accreditation of CBBE programs, and ensuring the
relevance and execution of the instruction and research of the
department. The CBBE Chair is also charged with promoting the
Department through alumni, donor, and corporate engagement and
ensuring the competitiveness of its graduates.