Web-related instructional technologies and technologically enhanced
teaching materials could significantly contribute to Rose-Hulman's
educational mission as a leader in undergraduate science,
engineering, and math education.
That's why Kay C Dee, Ph.D., has been appointed the first
Associate Dean of Online Learning and Instructional Technologies.
She will lead the development of emerging online and instructional
"I'm glad that Rose-Hulman faculty will have new
opportunities to select and use technologies that best suit their
purposes," says Dee, a professor of applied biology and biomedical
engineering since 2004.
Another longtime educator with a new academic role is Azad
Siahmakoun, Ph.D., as the Associate Dean of the Faculty. He will
help set a strategic direction for the graduate school.
Siahmakoun is an award-winning
professor of physics and optical engineering, and has been a
faculty member and a research scientist since 1987. The ISPE Fellow
is the founding director of the Micro-Nanoscale Devices and Systems
cleanroom facility and was named the Board of Trustees' Outstanding
Scholar in 1999.
Two new department leadership appointments have featured
Jameel Ahmed, Ph.D., as head the Department of Applied Biology and
Biomedical Engineering and Craig G. Downing, Ph.D., as head of the
Department of Engineering Management.
Ahmed was among the department's first faculty members and
is an active life sciences researcher. He received the Martin
Luther King Jr. Leadership Award for assisting campus diversity
efforts and the Excellence in Service Award as co-director of the
Leadership Advancement Program.