Dean of the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering and the Robert A. Millikan Distinguished Service Professor
Matthew Tirrell, a pioneering researcher in the fields of biomolecular engineering and nanotechnology, has served as Dean of PME since its founding in 2011.
Deputy Dean for Space, Infrastructure, and Facilities
David Awschalom, Liew Family Professor of Molecular Engineering, advances PME’s interests in space allocation. In addition, he is responsible for PME’s computing and other research facilities, including the Pritzker Nanofabrication Facility.
Deputy Dean for Development
Jeffrey Hubbell, the Eugene Bell Professor in Tissue Engineering, oversees fundraising efforts for the school.
Deputy Dean for Education and Outreach
Paul Nealey, the Brady W. Dougan Professor of Molecular Engineering, manages both undergraduate and graduate educational matters at PME.
Senior Associate Dean for Education and Strategy
Rovana Popoff supports graduate students in their academic engagement and progress, as well as oversees PME’s community outreach efforts. She also coordinates PME’s advisory council and works closely with Dean Tirrell on strategic planning.
Deputy Dean for Faculty Affairs
James L. Skinner, Crown Family Professor of Molecular Engineering and director of the Water Research Initiative, is responsible for overseeing faculty searches, appointments, mentoring, tenure and promotions, and for facilitating faculty award nominations.