November 28, 2016, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
1225 Patrick F. Taylor Hall

Christine Grant – North Carolina State University

Campus interview dates: November 28-29, 2016

 

Open Forum: November 28, 2016, 2:00 p.m.-3:00 pm, 1225 Patrick F. Taylor Hall

Dr. Christine Grant currently serves as the Associate Dean of Faculty Advancement in the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University; she is also a Full Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering(CBE).  She obtained her degrees in Chemical Engineering (B.S., Brown University; M.S. and Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology) prior to joining NC State. As Associate Dean, she is responsible for Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure at the college level, in addition to faculty policy management with the Provost’s office.  She provides leadership in the development of faculty at all ranks in the college through new faculty initiatives, strategic visits to funding agencies and faculty mentoring.   Grant's work in the arena of STEM policy resulted in her appointments as a Visiting Senior Scholar at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an Expert in the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Engineering Directorate, and a Boeing Senior Fellow of the National Academy of Engineering’s Center for the Advancement of Scholarship on Engineering Education (CASEE).  Her research has focused on interfacial phenomena and more recently biomedical systems.  A recipient of the AAAS Mentor Award and the NSF Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Math and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM),  Grant has been recognized for broadening the participation, promotion and retention of underrepresented minorities (URM) in STEM. She’s received the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Minority Affairs Committee Pioneers of Diversity Award, Council for Chemical Research Diversity Award, the American Chemical Society’s SERMACS Diversity Award, and the NCA&T Urban Education Institute NCA&T Exemplar Award. She’s also provided professional leadership as a member of the Board of  Directors, as Chair of the Minority Affairs Committee, and Chemical Technology Operating Council of AIChE; she was elected to AIChE Fellow in 2013.