Chemical Engineering professor Mark Burns, the T.C. Chang Professor of Engineering, has been named the Executive Director of MCubed and Research Innovation, reporting to the Vice President of Research and a member of the University of Michigan’s Office of Research leadership team.
In the new position, Mark will continue to lead the highly successful MCubed program that he co-founded. In addition, he will be developing other programs to provide additional mechanisms to fund collaborative faculty teams.
He will also be the faculty advisor for the Duderstadt Center and work with the leadership team there to foster innovative research and teaching through the use of advanced technology and collaborative spaces.