New dean joins univer­sity

Ayrshire Post - - News -

UWS has ap­pointed a new dean for its school of com­put­ing, en­gi­neer­ing and phys­i­cal sci­ences.

Pro­fes­sor Carl Schaschke joined UWS from Aber­tay Univer­sity in Dundee, where he was head of the school of sci­ence, en­gi­neer­ing and tech­nol­ogy.

He is the au­thor of five books, in­clud­ing the ‘ Dic­tio­nary of Chem­i­cal En­gi­neer­ing’, and has re­ceived both an Esso En­gi­neer­ing Teach­ing Fel­low­ship and Me­dia Fel­low­ship.

Pro­fes­sor Schaschke said: “I’m hon­oured to be join­ing such an in­spir­ing and for­ward­think­ing in­sti­tu­tion and I look for­ward to meet­ing and work­ing with col­leagues and stu­dents across the univer­sity.

“The dis­ci­plines of com­put­ing, en­gi­neer­ing and phys­i­cal sci­ences only con­tinue to grow in im­por­tance to our daily lives and I look for­ward to lead­ing the school and work­ing to fur­ther strengthen the uni- ver­sity’s ties with in­dus­try, en­abling col­leagues and stu­dents to con- tinue to make a pos­i­tive, last­ing and demon­stra­ble im­pact on so­ci­ety.”

Ap­point­ment Pro­fes­sor Carl Schaschke

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