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Interim Aero Chair Named

Interim Aero Chair Named

Inderjit Chopra

Inderjit Chopra

Newly named Clark School Dean Darryll Pines, current chair of aerospace engineering until his term as dean begins in January, has announced that Professor Inderjit Chopra has agreed to serve as interim chair of the department. A national search is underway to find a permanent chair.


Chopra is the Alfred Gessow Professor and director of the Alfred Gessow Rotorcraft Center.


"I am grateful to Inder for being able to serve the department in this time of great promise and transition," Pines said.


Chopra will begin his term as interim chair in January.


November 13, 2008

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