Innovative. Visionary. Impactful. 

The University of Iowa's new dean of the College of Engineering will lead us to new heights in addressing grand challenges in advanced technologies, health sciences, sustainability, energy, and the environment. We are seeking someone who has the ability to bring together our talented faculty, staff, and students in a collaborative and creative environment to drive change and make a real impact in the world. Join us as we pave the way for the future of engineering.

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Dean search committee, search firm finalize leadership profile for next engineering dean

Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Using input from College of Engineering faculty, staff, and students, Witt Kieffer and the College of Engineering Dean Search Committee completed the leadership profile and job description for the next dean of the college, which was approved by Executive Vice President and Provost Kevin Kregel on Feb. 16.
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College of Engineering dean search committee co-chairs, members named

Thursday, January 19, 2023
University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students have been named to the search committee for a new dean of the College of Engineering. Sara Sanders, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Jun Wang, the James E. Ashton Professor of Engineering and interim department executive officer of the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, were named co-chairs of the committee.