The Corporation's Executive Committee approved 25 faculty members for promotion to tenure on May 16.
Those who received tenure, all associate professors unless otherwise noted, are Eran Ben-Joseph of urban studies and planning; David L. Darmofal of aeronautics and astronautics; Scott R. Manalis and Bevin P. Engelward of biological engineering; Bernhardt L. Trout of chemical engineering; Charles F. Harvey and Martin F. Polz of civil and environmental engineering; Krste Asanovic, Isaac L. Chuang and Muriel Medard of electrical engineering and computer science; David Autor and Victor Chernozhukov (promoted from assistant professor) of economics; Emma J. Teng of foreign languages and literatures; Chappell Lawson of political science; Georgia Perakis, Antoinette
Schoar, Andreas S. Schulz, Jesper B. Sorensen and Ezra W. Zuckerman Sivan of the Sloan School of Management; Michael B. Yaffe of biology; Jianshu Cao, Catherine L. Drennan and Andrei Tokmakoff of chemistry; Andras Vasy of mathematics; and Max Tegmark of physics.
Individual photos and profiles, including any additional members of the faculty who receive tenure before the end of the academic year, will appear in a fall issue of MIT Tech Talk.
Additionally, the following 22 have been promoted from associate professor with tenure to full professor: Mark Jarzombek and Terry W. Knight (effective Sept. 1, 2004) of architecture; Rosalind Wright Picard of media arts and sciences; David Ben Schauer of biological engineering; Bruce Tidor of biological engineering and electrical engineering and computer science; Paul I. Barton of chemical engineering; Heidi M. Nepf of civil and environmental engineering; William T. Freeman, Daniel N. Jackson, Franz X. Kaertner and Steven B. Leeb of electrical engineering and computer science; Angela M. Belcher of materials science and engineering and biological engineering; George Haller and Douglas P. Hart of mechanical engineering; Peter T. C. So of mechanical engineering and biological engineering; Ronald G. Ballinger of nuclear engineering; James Buzard of literature; David Mindell of science, technology and society; Dan Ariely of Sloan School of Management; Edward Gibson of brain and cognitive sciences; Pavel I. Etingof of mathematics; and Krishna Rajagopal of physics.
Twenty-four faculty members were promoted from assistant professor to associate professor without tenure: John E. Fernandez, Wendy Jacob, Heghnar Watenpaugh and J. Meejin Yoon of architecture; Cynthia Breazeal of media arts and sciences; Balakrishnan Rajagopal of urban studies and planning; Zoltan S. Spakovszky and Karen E. Willcox of aeronautics and astronautics; Michael J. Collins, Erik D. Demaine, Michael D. Ernst and Pablo A. Parrilo of electrical engineering and computer science; Leonid A. Mirny of health sciences and technology; Yoel Fink, Nicola Marzari and Christopher A. Schuh of materials science and engineering; George Barbastathis and Samir Nayfeh of mechanical engineering; Xavier Gabaix of economics; Noel B. Jackson of literature; Patricia Tang of music and theater arts; Peter D. Wysocki of the Sloan School of Management; Julian P. Sachs of earth, atmospheric and planetary sciences; and Igor Pak of mathematics.
All promotions will take effect on July 1, 2005, unless otherwise noted.