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New dean of the Crawford School of Engineering named

For Immediate Release
May 6, 2010
Contact: Daphne Larkin

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New dean of the Crawford School of Engineering named

– University officials announced today that Saeed Moaveni, Ph.D., P.E. has accepted an offer to serve as dean of the David Crawford School of Engineering at Norwich University beginning in August.

Moaveni has served on the Minnesota State University faculty since 1990 in roles of assistant professor, associate professor, professor, graduate coordinator as well as chair of the Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering.

He earned a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado State University, a M.S. in Engineering Systems from the University of Louisiana, and a B.S.M.E. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Louisiana.

Moaveni was the recipient of the 1994 American Society for Engineering Education/Dow Chemical (ASEE/DOW) Outstanding Young Faculty Award. He has written two engineering textbooks and is currently working on two additional books, scheduled to be released for publication in 2010 and 2011.


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