Event Recognizes Achievements of Recently Promoted Faculty

President Richard C. Benson hosted a reception Sept. 8 to honor faculty members who were promoted recently.

The event honored 20 professors. Increasing the University's ranks of tenured professors is one of the goals outlined in the UT Dallas Strategic Plan.

The honorees and their tenured positions are listed by school:

Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication
Frank Dufour, Full Professor; and Kim Knight, Associate Professor

Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Bart Rypma, Full Professor

Interdisciplinary Studies
Erin Smith, Full Professor

Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Min Chen, Associate Professor; Jason Slinker, Associate Professor;
and Chuanwei Zhang, Full Professor

Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science
Yun Chiu, Full Professor; Fatemeh Hassanipour, Associate Professor; Hoi Lee, Full Professor; Zhiqiang Lin, Associate Professor; Dongsheng Ma, Full Professor; Issa Panahi; Full Professor; Shalini Prasad; Full Professor; Walter Voit, Associate Professor

Naveen Jindal School of Management
Rebecca Files, Associate Professor; Umit Gurun, Full Professor; Nanda Kumar, Full Professor; Harpreet Singh, Associate Professor; Upender Subramaniar, Associate Professor