Kristen Jellison Appointed Lehigh NSF-ADVANCE Grant Director

JellisonCurrent ADVANCE co-director and CEE interim chair Sibel Pamukcu steps down 6/1

Provost Patrick Farrell announced Feb. 14 that Professor Kristen Jellison, Civil and Environmental Engineering, will begin serving as director for the Lehigh NSF ADVANCE Grant on June 1, 2013. Jellison will serve in the role for the next two academic years.

Lehigh is in year three of the grant, with much progress made and a critical two years ahead.  In an email announcement to the university, Farrell said that Jellison has his full support, along with the support of S. David Wu, dean of the P. C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science, as she steps into this important role.

Farrell thanked the grant’s current co-directors, Jeffrey Sands, Biological Sciences, and CEE’s own Sibel Pamukcu, professor and interim chair, for their leadership on the grant over the past two years.

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