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College of Technology Dean Announcement: Dr. Tony Ambler

Dear UH Faculty and Staff:

I am pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Tony Ambler for the position of Dean of the College of Technology. Dr. Ambler joins the University of Houston from the University of South Carolina. He currently serves as the Academic Director and Workforce for the Office of Economic Engagement and Professor in Electrical Engineering. Previously, he served as Dean of the College of Engineering and Computing at the University of South Carolina and Chairman of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. His appointment will be reported to the University of Houston System Board of Regents at the August 24, 2017 meeting.

I want to thank the search committee and its co-chairs, Graduate College of Social Work Dean Alan Dettlaff, and Dr. George Zouridakis, Professor and Director of the Biomedical Imaging Lab, for their service in this important search. The selection process included the valuable input of our faculty, students, and staff. I also want to thank Dr. Neil Eldin for serving as Interim Dean.

Warm regards,

Paula Myrick Short
Provost