Tejal Desai, an Indian American, has been named Dean of Brown University's School of Engineering

Desai’s works to break down obstacles to equity and build an inclusive climate in engineering and academia have been acknowledged with the Judith Poole Award from the Association for Women in Science and the UCSF Chancellors Award for the Advancement of Women.

Tejal Desai, an Indian American, has been named Dean of Brown University's School of Engineering
Tejal Desai 

Tejal Desai, a pioneer in applying micro and nanoscale technologies, has been named the next Dean of Brown University's School of Engineering.

The appointment marks the return of Desai, who earned a bachelor's degree with Brown's class of 1994.