Turner named inaugural James McKelvey Professor of Engineering Education
Jay Turner, an internationally renowned environmental researcher, has been named the inaugural James McKelvey Professor of Engineering Education in the McKelvey School of Engineering.
Walter named deputy chief information officer
Amy Walter, a leader in information technology at Washington University for the past eight years, has been named associate vice chancellor and deputy chief information officer for research, clinical and medical education technologies across the university. She began in her new role Feb. 1.
Hook named director of law library
Peter Hook has been appointed director and associate dean of the Law Library at the School of Law. Hook, who comes to the university from the University of Notre Dame Law School, will begin his role July 1.
Weingarth named inaugural senior adviser for St. Louis initiatives
Lisa Weingarth, vice president of external affairs at the St. Louis-based nonprofit Rung for Women, has been named to the newly created role of senior adviser for St. Louis initiatives in the Office of the Chancellor. Her appointment is effective Feb. 20.
Burton named vice chancellor for government relations
J.D. Burton has been named the vice chancellor for government relations at Washington University in St. Louis, according to Chancellor Andrew D. Martin. He will begin the role March 27.
Flores named Christopher I. Byrnes Professor of Engineering
Katharine Flores, a renowned materials scientist who develops new complex metallic alloys and advanced manufacturing techniques, was recently installed as the Christopher I. Byrnes Professor of Engineering.
Board of Trustees grants tenure
At the Washington University in St. Louis Board of Trustees meeting Dec. 2, several faculty members were granted tenure. Their new roles took effect Dec. 2.
Wick appointed Dean’s Fellow for Digital Transformation
Brett Wick, a professor of mathematics and statistics in Arts & Sciences, , has been appointed Dean’s Fellow for Digital Transformation.
Lee to lead pulmonary, critical care division
Janet S. Lee, MD, a highly regarded physician-scientist in pulmonary and critical care medicine, has been chosen to lead the Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the School of Medicine. Her appointment is effective Jan. 3.
Herzog installed as Viktor Hamburger Distinguished Professor
Erik Herzog, a professor of biology, was installed as the Viktor Hamburger Distinguished Professor in Arts & Sciences. His talk was titled “For Whom the Bells Toll: Networked Circadian Clocks and Clock Watchers.”