April 8, 2016  

Faculty promotions at Purdue gain board's approval

Purdue University's Board of Trustees on Friday (April 8) approved faculty promotions. The following promotions are effective with the 2016-17 academic year. Exact dates are noted by campus or name.

WEST LAFAYETTE CAMPUS
effective Aug. 15, 2016, except as noted

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

To Associate Professor

Zhao Ma, associate professor of forestry and natural resources
Jacob E. Ricker-Gilbert, associate professor of agricultural economics
Sean M. Rotar, associate professor of horticulture and landscape architecture

To Research Associate Professor

Dieudonne Baributsa, research associate professor of entomology

To Full Professor

Mary C. Aime, professor of botany and plant pathology
Laura C. Bowling, professor of agronomy
Yiwei Jiang, professor of agronomy
Shihuan Kuang, professor of animal sciences
Xiaoqi Liu, professor of biochemistry
Zoltan Machaty, professor of animal sciences
Bryan G. Young, professor of botany and plant pathology

 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

To Associate Professor

Eric D. Deemer, associate professor of educational studies

To Full Professor

Brenda M. Capobianco, professor of curriculum and instruction
Jennifer C. Richardson, professor of curriculum and instruction

 

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

To Associate Professor

Bryan W. Boudouris, associate professor of chemical engineering
William T. Horton, associate professor of civil engineering
Lu (Andrew) Liu, associate professor of industrial engineering

To Full Professor

Alina A. Alexeenko, professor of aeronautics and astronautics
Alexandra Boltasseva, professor of electrical and computer engineering
Robert John Connor, professor of civil engineering
Ramiro Edwin Garcia, professor of materials engineering
Bumsoo Han, professor of mechanical engineering
Inseok Hwang, professor of aeronautics and astronautics
Samuel Labi, professor of civil engineering
Santiago Pujol, professor of civil engineering
Jeffrey F. Rhoads, professor of mechanical engineering
Cagri A. Savran, professor of mechanical engineering
Gregory M. Shaver, professor of mechanical engineering
Lia Stanciu, professor of materials engineering
Vikas Tomar, professor of aeronautics and astronautics

 

COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SCIENCES

To Associate Professor

Kathleen A. Abrahamson, associate professor of nursing
Jason R. Cannon, associate professor of health sciences
Sebastien Helie, associate professor of psychological sciences
Annmarie J.K. Nicely, associate professor of hospitality and tourism management
Chun-Hung Tang, associate professor of hospitality and tourism management
Sang Eun Woo, associate professor of psychological sciences

To Clinical Associate Professor

Pamela M. Karagory, clinical associate professor of nursing

To Full Professor

Ximena B. Arriaga, professor of psychological sciences
Christopher I. Eckhardt, professor of psychological sciences
Sara A. McComb, professor of nursing and industrial engineering
David Rollock, professor of psychological sciences

 

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

To Associate Professor

Ishbah Cox, associate professor of visual and performing arts/bands (July 1)
Shannon McMullen, associate professor of visual and performing arts and American studies
Colleen A. Neary-Sundquist, associate professor of applied linguistics/ languages and cultures
Zhen Yu C. Qian, associate professor of visual and performing arts
Dana Tulodziecki, associate professor of philosophy

To Clinical Associate Professor

Jane G. Natt, clinical associate professor of communication

To Full Professor

Robert X. Browning, professor of political science and communication
Joel R Ebarb, professor of visual and performing arts (July 1)
Dino F. Felluga, professor of English
Robert P. Marzec, professor of English
Sorin A. Matei, professor of communication
Michael G. Smith, professor of history
Eric N. Waltenburg, professor of political science
Christopher L. Yeomans, professor of philosophy

 

PURDUE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES

To Full Professor

Marianne Stowell Bracke, professor of library science (July 1)

 

KRANNERT SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

To Associate Professor

Kelly S. Wilson, associate professor of management

To Clinical Associate Professor

Troy D. Janes, clinical associate professor of management

 

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY

To Full Professor

Jean-Christophe Rochet, professor of medicinal chemistry and molecular pharmacology

To Clinical Professor

Carol A. Ott, clinical professor of pharmacy practice (July 1)

 

PURDUE POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE

To Associate Professor

Walter Leon-Salas, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering technology
Julia Taylor, associate professor of computer and information technology
David Whittinghill, associate professor of computer graphics technology

To Clinical Associate Professor

Raymond Hansen, clinical associate professor of computer and information technology
Dawn Laux, clinical associate professor of computer and information technology

To Full Professor

Kari Clase, professor of technology leadership and innovation
R. Mark French, professor of mechanical engineering technology
Thomas Hacker, professor of computer and information technology
William G. McCartney, professor of computer and information technology (July 1)

 

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

To Associate Professor

Hyonho Chun, associate professor of statistics
Nathaniel Lifton, associate professor of earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences
David B. McReynolds, associate professor of mathematics

To Full Professor

Yong Chen, professor of physics and astronomy
Guang Cheng, professor of statistics
Gabor Csathy, professor of physics and astronomy
Suchuan Dong, professor of mathematics
Lucy Flesch, professor of earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences
Wen Jiang, professor of biological sciences
Tong Liu, professor of mathematics
Kavita Shah, professor of chemistry
Min Zhang, professor of statistics
Xiangyu Zhang, professor of computer science

 

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

To Associate Professor

Robin T. Bentley, associate professor of veterinary clinical sciences (July 1)
Michael O. Childress, associate professor of veterinary clinical sciences (July 1)

To Clinical Associate Professor

Elizabeth J. Thomovsky, clinical associate professor of veterinary clinical sciences (July 1),
James L. Weisman, clinical associate professor of veterinary administration (July 1)

To Full Professor

Patricia S. Wakenell, professor of comparative pathobiology (July 1)

 

 

SYSTEM-WIDE CAMPUSES

 

PURDUE UNIVERSITY CALUMET
Effective Aug. 15, 2016

To Associate Professor

Constantin Apostoaia, associate professor of electrical engineering
Brenda Turgeon, associate professor of elementary science education
Su Jeong Wee, associate professor of human development and family sciences

To Full Professor

Raida Abuizam, professor of operations management

 

PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTH CENTRAL
Effective Aug. 15, 2016

To Associate Professor

Meden Isaac-Lam, associate professor of chemistry
Assen Kokalov, associate professor of Spanish
Jessica Thomas, associate professor of chemistry

Clinical Associate Professor

Anastasia Trekles, clinical associate professor of education

To Professor

Michael Connolly, professor of history
Deepa Majumdar, professor of philosophy
Vanessa Quinn, professor of biology
Jonathan Swarts, professor of political science

 

IPFW (Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne)
Effective Aug. 15, 2016

To Associate Professor

Arthur Herbig, associate professor of media production
Jordan Marshall, associate professor of biology
Omonowo Momoh, associate professor of electrical engineering technology
Yuan Zhang, associate professor of mathematics

To Professor

Steven Carr, professor of communication
Michelle Drouin, professor of psychology
Erik Ohlander, professor of religious studies

 

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