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39 associate professors appointed

The Executive Commitee of the MIT Corporation has approved the promotions of 39 assistant professors to associate professor without tenure, effective July 1. They are:

SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING

Architecture: Takehiko Nagakura

Urban Studies and Planning: Qing Shen

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

Aeronautics and Astronautics: Eric Feron, S. Mark Spearing

Bioengineering and Environmental Health: David Ben Schauer

Chemical Engineering: Paul I. Barton, Paul E. Laibinis

Civil and Environmental Engineering: John B. Miller, Heidi M. Nepf, Feniosky Pena-Mora, Shi-Chang Wooh

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science: Amos Lapidoth, Alexandre Megretski, Paul A. Viola

Mechanical Engineering: John G. Brisson II, Lakshminarayanan Mahadevan, Kai-Yeung Siu, David Wallace

SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCE

Economics: Susan Athey, Jaume Ventura

Foreign Languages and Literatures: Nicol������s Wey-G������mez

History: Jeffrey S. Ravel

Linguistics and Philosophy: Alexander Byrne, Michel deGraff, Ralph Nicholas Wedgwood

Literature: Shankar Raman

Music and Theater Arts: Brenda L. Cotto-Escalera

Political Science: Melissa Nobles, Frederic C. Shaffer

SLOAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

Denis Gromb

SCHOOL OF SCIENCE

Biology: Jianzhu Chen, Jacqueline Lees, Peter Sorger

Brain and Cognitive Sciences: Matthew Wilson

Chemistry: Lawrence J. Stern, Bruce Tidor

Mathematics: Michael P. Brenner

Physics: Tomas Arias, Uwe-Jens Wiese

A version of this article appeared in the April 7, 1999 issue of MIT Tech Talk (Volume 43, Number 25).

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