Faculty chosen for endowed professorships

Feb. 20, 2015, 11 a.m.

Six faculty members have been named to endowed professorships. They are:

  • Fernando Coda Santos Cavalcanti Marques, the Henry Burchard Fine Professor of Mathematics, effective Feb. 1.
  • Angela Creager, the Thomas M. Siebel Professor in the History of Science, Professor of History, effective July 1.
  • Mihalis Dafermos, the Thomas D. Jones Professor of Mathematical Physics, effective July 1.
  • Yakov Sinai, the Henry Burchard Fine Professor of Mathematics, effective July 1.
  • Sankaran Sundaresan, the Norman John Sollenberger Professor in Engineering, Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, effective July 1.
  • Yu Xie, the Bert G. Kerstetter '66 University Professor of Sociology and the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, effective Aug. 1.