Nakhleh named new dean of School of Engineering
We are pleased to announce that Luay Nakhleh, the J. S. Abercrombie Professor of Computer Science and current chair of Rice University's Department of Computer Science, has been named dean of the George R. Brown School of Engineering. He will begin his new role on January 1, 2021.
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