• Associate Professor Roger Petersen of political science and his wife, Daniella Stojanovic, chat with President Charles M. Vest at the Gray House reception for 16 professors granted tenure by the Executive Committee of the MIT Corporation.

    Associate Professor Roger Petersen of political science and his wife, Daniella Stojanovic, chat with President Charles M. Vest at the Gray House reception for 16 professors granted tenure by the Executive Committee of the MIT Corporation.

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Celebrating tenure

Associate Professor Roger Petersen of political science and his wife, Daniella Stojanovic, chat with President Charles M. Vest at the Gray House reception for 16 professors granted tenure by the Executive Committee of the MIT Corporation.


The newly tenured faculty are:

-- Hari Balakrishnan, electrical engineering and computer science
-- Michel DeGraff, linguistics and philosophy
-- Frank B. Gertler, biology
-- Edward J. Popolow Hall, linguistics and philosophy
-- Lars Hesselholt, mathematics
-- Jonathan P. How, aeronautics and astronautics
-- Joseph M. Jacobson, media arts and sciences
-- John J. Leonard, ocean engineering
-- John Maeda, media arts and sciences
-- Nicholas C. Makris, ocean engineering
-- Sendhil Mullainathan, economics (effective Feb. 1, 2003)
-- Roger Petersen, political science
-- Rajeev J. Ram, electrical engineering and computer science
-- Sanjay E. Sarma, mechanical engineering
-- Nelson P. Repenning, Sloan School of Management
-- Franz-Josef Ulm, civil and environmental engineering

Appointments become effective July 1 unless otherwise noted. Biographical sketches and photographs will be published in MIT Tech Talk in the fall.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on June 4, 2003.


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