Incoming and current faculty members at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences are now required to report their involvement in promoting diversity and inclusion, which could then affect the assignment of faculty bonuses.
With the construction of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’ new complex in Allston almost complete, SEAS Dean Francis J. Doyle III said one of his foremost priorities is to “close the gap” — both physical and perceptual — between the new facilities and the main campus in Cambridge.
Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Francis J. Doyle III said in a February interview that creating corporate partnerships continues to be one of his top priorities. He said Harvard has historically lagged behind its peer institutions in these efforts and stressed the numerous benefits these industry relationships could bring.
SEAS has implemented a number of diversity and inclusion measures following a survey that found more than a quarter of respondents have experienced harassment or discrimination.
Nada Amin will join the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’ Computer Science faculty this fall as an associate, the school announced Tuesday.
Physics and Astronomy Professor Christopher W. Stubbs has been appointed dean of science for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
The newest offering is the College’s 50th field of concentration. Previously, students interested in the field received a bachelor of arts or a bachelor of science in the Engineering Sciences concentration on a special track.
Professor Federico Capasso, postdoctoral fellow Wei-Ting Chen, and graduate student Alexander Y. Zhu pioneered the technology, alongside other members of the Capasso Group and researchers at other institutions.
The new Technology Innovation Fellowship Program is available to all current juniors interested technology and entrepreneurship.
Robert J. Wood, a Harvard professor of engineering and applied sciences, won the Max Planck-Humboldt Medal last week for his innovations in soft robotics. The medal comes with $68,000 in prize money.
Though some smaller details remain undecided, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is still set to complete its long-awaited move into Allston by September 2020, according to FAS Dean Claudine Gay.
Kaitlyn P. Becker explains how various robotic parts work in her robotics lab in at 60 Oxford Street Thursday afternoon. Her presentation was part of a campus visit for incarcerated youth.