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Weiss to lead VINSE starting July 1

Posted by on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 in News.


Sharon Weiss, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering, professor of electrical engineering and physics and deputy director of the Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE), will become the new director of VINSE, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today. Weiss’ appointment will begin on July 1, following the completion of Sandra J. Rosenthal’s 12-year term as director of VINSE on June 30.

“VINSE is one of Vanderbilt’s leading trans-institutional ventures making critical contributions to science and society broadly. I am excited to see Sharon build on the institute’s many accomplishments.” Wente said. “She is a brilliant scientist, engineer and leader and has been an exceptionally engaged and visionary member of the VINSE community for many years.”


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