Professor Chris Hogan Named Incoming Department Head

We are pleased to announce Professor Chris Hogan as the new department head! He will begin a five-year term on July 1, 2024.

Hogan is a leading expert in particle science who joined the department in 2009, and since then has taught fluid mechanics and heat transfer to nearly 1000 undergraduates, advised 25+ PhD students and postdoctoral associates, and served as the department’s director of graduate studies from 2015-2020. He is currently the associate department head under outgoing department head Professor Sue Mantell, who is finishing her five-year term.

Hogan accepted his new position with "a tremendous amount of enthusiasm. Our department is at an important juncture, and I look forward to working with all of you in continuing to modernize and strengthen our curriculum as well as our teaching and reaching laboratory infrastructure, and in ensuring our department is welcoming to students, staff, and faculty from all walks of life."