Christopher Hollot, head of the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named interim dean of the College of Engineering by Provost James V. Staros.
Hollot’s appointment was effective Dec. 1 and he will serve until the arrival of a new dean, which is expected in spring 2013, said Staros.
A faculty member since 1984, Hollot has served as department head since 2007. Hollot is an authority on the theory and application of feedback control and was recognized for his work by election as an IEEE Fellow in 2004.
Hollot succeeds Ted Djaferis, who was named interim dean in