Corporation announces faculty promotions and appointments


The MIT Corporation's Executive Committee has approved the promotion and appointment of the following faculty members. All promotions and appointments are effective July 1.

Promotions to associate professor with tenure

Marc Baldo, electrical engineering and computer science; Karl Berggren, electrical engineering and computer science; Cynthia Breazeal, media arts and sciences; Xavier de Souza Briggs, urban studies and planning; Christopher Capozzola, history; Ian Condry, foreign languages and literatures; Jared Curhan, organizational studies; James DiCarlo, brain and cognitive sciences; Edward Flemming, linguistics and philosophy; Emilio Frazzoli, aeronautics and astronautics; David Gamarnik, operations research; Jongyoon Han, electrical engineering and computer science; Hugh Herr, media arts and sciences; Anette E. (Peko) Hosoi, mechanical engineering; Darrell J. Irvine, biological engineering; materials science and engineering; Dina Katabi, electrical engineering and computer science; Kiran Kedlaya, mathematics; Judith A. Layzer, urban studies and planning ; Retsef Levi, MIT Sloan; Sam Madden, electrical engineering and computer science; Rob Miller, electrical engineering and computer science; Nick Montfort, writing and humanistic studies; Fiona Murray, technological innovation and entrepreneurship; John A. Ochsendorf, architecture; Yang Shao-Horn, mechanical engineering; Francesco Stellacci, materials science and engineering; Iain Stewart, physics; Michael S. Strano, chemical engineering; Alice Y. Ting, chemistry; Lily Lee Tsai, political science; Joel Voldman, electrical engineering and computer science; Benjamin P. Weiss, earth, atmospheric and planetary sciences; J. Meejin Yoon, architecture; Lizhong Zheng, electrical engineering and computer science.

Promotions to full professor

Saman Amarasinghe, electrical engineering and computer science; Denis S. Auroux, mathematics; John W. M. Bush, mathematics; Isaac Chuang, electrical engineering and computer science; Michale Fee, brain and cognitive sciences; Raffaele Ferrari, earth, atmospheric and planetary sciences; Kristin Forbes, applied economics; Yasheng Huang, global economics and management; Timothy F. Jamison, chemistry; Nergis Mavalvala, physics; Rahul Mehrotra, architecture; Georgia Perakis, operations research; Martin Polz, civil and environmental engineering; Antoinette Schoar, finance; Andreas Schulz, operations research; Max Tegmark, physics; Nader Tehrani, architecture; John Williams, civil and environmental engineering and Engineering Systems Division; Michael Yaffe, biology; Muhamet Yildiz, economics; Ezra W. Zuckerman, strategy.

Associate professor appointments with tenure

Martin Z. Bazant, chemical engineering; Eric Goldberg, history; Michelle Hanlon, accounting; Li-Shiuan Peh, electrical engineering and computer science.

Full professor appointments with tenure

Alexei Borodin, mathematics; Guoping Feng, brain and cognitive sciences; Amy K. Glasmeier, urban studies and planning; Josh Lerner, finance; Deborah Lucas, finance; Peter Ozsváth, mathematics; Paola Sapienza, finance; Ben Ross Schneider, political science; Karen Smith, mathematics; Olav Sorenson, strategy/technological innovation and entrepreneurship; Scott Stern, strategy/technological innovation and entrepreneurship; Kathleen Thelen, political science.

Promotions to associate professor without tenure

Marilyne Andersen, architecture; Pierre Azoulay, strategy; Pasquale (Lucio) Baccaro, Institute for Work & Employment Research; Nittai Bergman, finance; Sarah Brouillette, literature; Markus J. Buehler, civil and environmental engineering; Adam Burgasser, physics; Emilio Castilla, Institute for Work & Employment Research; Joel L. Dawson, electrical engineering and computer science; Erica Caple James, anthropology; Steven Glenn Johnson, mathematics; Annette M. Kim, urban studies and planning; Randolph E. Kirchain, Engineering Systems Division and materials science and engineering; Jing Kong, electrical engineering and computer science; Guido Lorenzoni, economics; Keeril Makan, music and theater arts; Nicholas G. Roy, aeronautics and astronautics; Thomas Schwartz, biology; Devavrat Shah, electrical engineering and computer science; Roman Stocker, civil and environmental engineering; Vladimir Stojanovic, electrical engineering and computer science; Bernd Surrow, physics; Russell L. Tedrake, electrical engineering and computer science; Krystyn J. Van Vliet, materials science and engineering; Brian L. Wardle, aeronautics and astronautics.


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