Interim Executive Dean, SMAH

A global search has been underway for the position of Executive Dean, Science, Medicine and Health (SMAH). The search for this appointment is nearing completion, with exciting news about it to be released in the coming weeks.

Professor Tracey Moroney OAM, who has been Acting Executive Dean Science, Medicine and Health, returns to her substantive position as Professor of Nursing, effective from 1 July 2021.

Professor Marc in het Panhuis has been appointed Interim Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health.

Marc is a national and international recognised expert in the development of new materials and Additive Manufacturing. He brings a wealth of academic and leadership experience to this role, having been with the University for almost 15 years.

Thanks to Tracey for all she has contributed to the Faculty’s leadership during her time at UOW, particularly during the recent complex and challenging time as Acting ED.

Marc and Tracey will now work together to ensure a smooth transition of all leadership responsibilities.

Interim Executive Dean, EIS

Senior Professor Gursel Alici’s appointment as Interim Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences commenced yesterday, 28 June 2021.

Gursel is the long-standing Head of School in Mechanical, Materials, Mechatronic and Biomedical Engineering (MMMB) and has many years of leadership experience to bring to the role while the search for Valerie Linton’s successor is underway.