Robert E. Palazzo
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
|Heritage Hall 560|
Dr. Palazzo comes to UAB while taking a leave from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., where he has been a professor of biology since 2002. Palazzo was provost of RPI from 2007 to 2011, and served as acting provost prior to that. He was the acting director and director of the Institute’s Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies from 2004 to 2006. Palazzo was chair of the biology department there from 2002 to 2005.