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Dean, College of Engineering San Luis Obispo, CA

California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) has selected Amy Fleischer as its next Dean of the College of Engineering, effective July 16, 2018.

Most recently Fleischer has served as the chair of mechanical engineering department at Villanova University. She is also director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers (I/UCRC) Energy Smart Electronic Research Center and the NovaTherm Research Laboratory. She has served in numerous leadership roles at Villanova, including as a member of the College of Engineering’s Leadership Committee, founding chair of the college’s Committee on Diversity and Inclusion, a steering committee member of the university’s program in Gender and Women’s Studies, and a member of the university wide committee on diversity and inclusion.

Fleischer earned her doctorate degree in mechanical engineering in 2000 from the University of Minnesota. She earned her master’s and bachelor’s degrees in mechanical engineering from Villanova University.

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