Nanobiotechnology expert Ravi Kane, the P.K. Lashmet Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been named head of the university’s Howard P. Isermann Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE).
“Dr. Kane is an internationally respected scholar known for interdisciplinary research, an award- winning educator, and an exceptional mentor. We are delighted to have him lead CBE as the department head,” said Shekhar Garde, dean of the School of Engineering at Rensselaer. “Ravi’s vision, leadership, and intellect will be vital for the continuing transformation of CBE, as the department grows its faculty, students, and global reputation for excellence in education and research.”