Dean College of Engineering and Computing, University of South Carolina
Professor Hossein Haj-Hariri is a USC Educational Foundation Distinguished Professor, and Dean of the College of Engineering and Computing at the University of South Carolina, which he joined in January of 2016. For the prior 27 years he was on the faculty of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Virginia, where he was chair from 2005 through 2015. He was also concurrently the associate vice president for research in 2014-2015, and the co-Director of the K-12 Engineering Design Laboratory since 2013. He holds a Ph.D. and S.M. in Mechanical Engineering (in Applied Mechanics), and also an S.B. in Civil Engineering, all from MIT.