Jose Macari has been named dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science
at Sacramento State. The appointment is effective Aug. 1.
“I am extremely
pleased that Dr. Macari accepted the position of Dean,” said Ric Brown,
provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. “He is a teacher, scholar
and community leader. He will lead a great college to an even higher level.”
Macari is currently
dean of the College of Science, Mathematics and Technology at the University
of Texas at Brownsville. Prior to that, he served as the program director for
the Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology at the National
He spent five years
as the chair and Bingham C. Stewart Distinguished Professor in the Department
of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Louisiana State University. At the
Georgia Institute of Technology he taught both engineering and public policy
and at the University of Puerto Rico he was a professor and director of Civil
Infrastructure Research Center. He has also worked as a civil engineer in private
industry and has been a fellow at NASA.
Macari holds both
a doctorate and a master’s degree in civil engineering geomechanics from
the University of Colorado. He has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering
geomechanics from Virginia Tech University.
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