Joseph Cecchi named dean of the School of Engineering

February 21, 2016

University of New Mexico Provost Chaouki Abdallah has announced the appointment of Dean Emeritus and Professor Joseph L. Cecchi as dean of the School of Engineering.

“I am pleased to announce Dr. Joseph Cecchi as interim dean of the School of Engineering. His previous service as dean as well as his distinguished record in a variety of leadership roles makes him uniquely qualified to take on this position while we conduct a national search for a permanent dean. I am confident that he will do an excellent job,” said Provost Chaouki Abdallah.

Dr. Cecchi is a professor of chemical and nuclear engineering and served as dean of the School of Engineering from 2000-2009. He currently serves as senior advisor to the provost for national laboratory relations.