Recruiting exceptional leaders for mission-driven organizations.



Dean Tallahassee, FL

We are pleased to announce that Florida A&M University and Florida State University have named Suvranu De, PhD, as the next dean of the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. He will begin his role on July 15.

De is the J. Erik Jonsson ’22 Distinguished Professor of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he serves as head of the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering and director of the Center for Modeling, Simulation, and Imaging in Medicine.

De’s research includes the development of novel, robust and reliable computational technology to solve challenging and high-impact problems in engineering, medicine, and biology. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the Rensselaer School of Engineering Research Excellence Award, the J. Tinsley Oden Medal of the U.S. Association for Computational Mechanics, and the Edwin F. Church Medal of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

De currently serves on the editorial boards of multiple journals as well as scientific committees of numerous national and international conferences. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) where he serves as Vice-Chair (Awards) of the IEEE Technical Committee on Haptics. He is an elected fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), the International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM), and the United States Association for Computational Mechanics (USACM).

De holds a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Read the full press release here.


To apply or nominate a candidate, please return to our site on a laptop/desktop for full functionality.
If you are viewing this on a laptop/desktop, enlarge the window to enable these buttons.
If you are viewing this on a laptop/desktop, enlarge the window to enable these buttons.