At a meeting held on Feb. 2, the Executive Committee of the MIT Corporation accepted President Susan Hockfield's recommendations for the promotion of 27 assistant professors to associate professor without tenure and of 14 associate professors with tenure to full professor. All promotions are effective July 1.
Those who were promoted from assistant professor to associate professor without tenure are Karl K. Berggren and Luca Daniel of electrical engineering and computer science, Francesco Stellacci of materials science and engineering, and Yang Shao-Horn of mechanical engineering.
Additionally, Rajeev Ram of electrical engineering and computer science has been promoted from associate professor with tenure to full professor.
All of these promotions are effective July 1, 2007.
In total, the Institute approved 41 promotions for the upcoming academic year. The profiles of all professors promoted to full professor are to appear in a future issue of Tech Talk.
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