BETR Co-Director, King Liu, Appointed as the 13th Dean of Berkeley Engineering

Reposted from the University of California, Berkeley

Tsu-Jae King Liu, vice provost for academic and space planning, professor and former chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS), was named the next dean of UC Berkeley’s College of Engineering.

Chancellor Carol Christ and Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Paul Alivisatos announced the appointment today, citing Liu’s extensive experience in academia — as an instructor, researcher and administrator — as well as in industry.

“In the leadership roles she has held, Tsu-Jae has demonstrated a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, to discovery and innovation, and to developing technologies that make our world a better place,” said Christ. “She does this while broadening access to the engineering disciplines for women and underrepresented minorities.”

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