Murat Tanik, Ph.D., has been named chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Prior to joining UAB in 1998, Tanik had been an associate professor and the director of electronic enterprise engineering at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, as well as the director of the Software Systems Engineering Institute at the University of Texas at Austin.
Tanik brings vast experience in multidisciplinary studies and rapid-development prototype research to the department as it continues to expand and address current demands and needs.
Tanik, a native of Izmir, Turkey, is co-founder of the Society for Design and Process Science, the interdisciplinary and international society that promotes innovation and change to civilization’s problems. He wants to use his international affiliations and connections to leverage exposure and new endeavors for the department.
Read more about Tanik and his plans for his department.