Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) welcomes nine new faculty members for the 2017-18 academic year.

Michael Trick, who is also the Harry B. and James H. Higgins Professor of Operations Research at Carnegie Mellon University, was appointed dean of CMU-Q on September 1. He is joined by: Nesrine Affara, assistant teaching professor, biological sciences; Peter Boatwright, Allan D. Shocker Professor of Marketing and New Product Development; Milton Cofield, distinguished service professor, business management (not pictured); Aaron Jacobson, visiting assistant professor, history; Drew B. Mallory, visiting assistant professor, organizational behavior (not pictured); Taeyong Park, visiting assistant teaching professor, statistics, Nui Vatanasakdakul, visiting associate professor, information systems; and Mohamed Zayed, associate teaching professor, physics.


About Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

For more than a century, Carnegie Mellon University has challenged the curious and passionate to imagine and deliver work that matters.A private, top-ranked and global university, Carnegie Mellon sets its own course with programs that inspire creativity and collaboration.

In 2004, Carnegie Mellon and Qatar Foundation began a partnership to deliver select programs that will contribute to the long-term development of Qatar. Today, Carnegie Mellon Qatar offers undergraduate programs in biological sciences, business administration, computational biology, computer science, and information systems. Nearly 400 students from 35 countries call Carnegie Mellon Qatar home.

Graduates from CMU-Q are highly sought-after. Most choose careers in top organizations in Qatar and around the world, and many have pursued graduate studies. With ten graduating classes, the total number of alumni is nearly 700.


Source: BLJ Worldwide