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Endowed Academic Chairs

At Santa Clara University, faculty scholarship is recognized by appointment to a professorship ("chair"). These important honors are provided by generous donors who know that the creation of knowledge is a significant part of a University's mission, and desire to see it sustained over generations.

The following faculty members hold endowed chairs/professorships in the School of Engineering:


  • Ruth E.  Davis

    Ruth E. Davis

    Computer Engineering
    Lee and Seymour Graff Professor

  • Nam Ling

    Nam Ling

    Computer Engineering
    Sanfilippo Family Professor

  • Sally Wood

    Sally Wood

    Electrical Engineering
    Thomas J. Bannan Professor

  • Yuling Yan

    Yuling Yan

    Packard Junior Faculty Fellow

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