Friday, January 28, 2022

Video: Meet the new CSE Dean Andrew G. Alleyne

Hear about CSE Dean Andrew Alleyne's path from a curious kid to the new Dean of the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering, his thoughts on leadership, and his plans for his first year as Dean. New video!

Hear about CSE Dean Andrew Alleyne's path from a curious kid to the new Dean of the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering, his thoughts on leadership, and his plans for his first year as Dean.

Watch the "Meet the Dean" video.

Alleyne became dean of the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering (CSE) on Jan. 10, 2022. As CSE dean, Alleyne is the college’s chief executive officer and chief academic officer. He provides collaborative leadership to maintain and enhance the college's excellence as a global leader in research and education encompassing the physical sciences, engineering, mathematics, and computer science.

An accomplished researcher, educator, and academic leader, Alleyne was previously at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), where he was the Ralph M. and Catherine V. Fisher Professor in Engineering and director of a multi-university research center sponsored by the National Science Foundation

Alleyne is widely recognized for his research to develop innovative systems and tools for energy and power systems, manufacturing systems, and transportation systems. Prior to coming to the University of Minnesota, he was a faculty member in mechanical science and engineering at UIUC since 1994, and served in multiple academic leadership roles at all levels of the institution.

Alleyne holds Ph.D. and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley as well as an undergraduate degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering from Princeton University.

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