Nicholas Giordano named COSAM dean

16 May

Nicholas Giordano has been named dean of the College of Sciences and Mathematics, effective Aug. 5.

Following a national search, Purdue University Professor and Head of the Department of Physics Nicholas Giordano has been named dean of the Auburn University College of Sciences and Mathematics, effective Aug. 5.

“The experience Dr. Giordano brings from both the classroom and administrative perspectives will be very valuable not only to the college but the university as a whole,” said Auburn Provost Tim Boosinger. “We look forward to the level of leadership he will provide.”

Giordano began his tenure at Purdue in 1979, first as assistant professor, then rising through the ranks to become head of the Department of Physics in 2007. Among his research interests are the physics of nanostructures and mesoscopic systems; musical acoustics and the physics of the piano; and computational neuroscience and physics.

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