SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2019 |
Purdue welcomes a new interim associate vice provost for faculty affairs, new Discovery Park center directors and a new research integrity officer.
The Office of the Provost has announced the appointment of Lisa Mauer as interim associate vice provost for faculty affairs. She is a professor of food science, director of the Center for Food Safety Engineering, and a member of the Whistler Center for Carbohydrate Research. Mauer has received numerous research, teaching, mentoring and advising awards during her 18 years at Purdue, and in 2017-18, she was a fellow of the Big Ten Academic Alliance Academic Leadership Program. Read more.
Purdue’s Women’s Global Health Institute has appointed two College of Health and Human Sciences faculty members in its top leadership roles. Dorothy Teegarden, professor of nutrition science, is WGHI’s new director. Ulrike Dydak, professor of health sciences, is the institute’s new associate director. WGHI studies gender-based biological and socioeconomic status differences that affect the health and well-being of women and girls throughout the world. The institute delivers solutions through research, training and technology commercialization both nationally and internationally. It is an affiliate of the Purdue Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease in Discovery Park. Read more.
David Ebert, the Silicon Valley Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue, has been appointed director of Discovery Park’s CERIAS (Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security). Ebert has served as interim director since November 2018. Read more.
James Mohler, professor of computer graphics technology and associate dean of the Graduate School, has been named Purdue’s research integrity officer. Mohler succeeds Deborah Rupp, who has served in the role since January 2016. Rupp, the William C. Byham Chair in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, has accepted a faculty position at George Mason University. Read more.