Briber Re-Appointed MSE Chair

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering extends its congratulations to Professor Robert M. Briber, who has accepted Clark School Interim Dean Herbert Rabin's invitation to continue in his role as Department Chair for a second term, effective July 1, 2008.

In a letter sent to department faculty and staff, Rabin praised Briber's first term as Chair: "[Professor] Briber has done an outstanding job as Department Chair," he wrote. "He has provided strong and effective leadership to address [issues] and to steer the Department on a path toward excellence. The [review] committee noted that under his leadership, the Department has grown in faculty size, staff size, quality of research, quality of services, amount of research funding, quality of space, availability of major laboratory facilities and quality of laboratories."

Published June 9, 2008