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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:


  • Mark Aschheim, Civil Engineering

    Mark Aschheim

    Civil Engineering
    Peter Canisius S.J. Professor

  • Ruth Davis, Computer Engineering

    Ruth Davis

    Computer Engineering
    Lee and Seymour Graff Professor

  • Nam Ling, Computer Engineering

    Nam Ling

    Computer Engineering
    Sanfilippo Family Professor

  • Edwin Maurer, Civil Engineering

    Edwin Maurer

    Civil Engineering
    Robert W. Peters Professor

  • Samiha Mourad

    Samiha Mourad

    Electrical Engineering
    William and Janice Terry Professor

  • Godfrey Mungal, School of Engineering Dean

    M. Godfrey Mungal

    Mechanical Engineering
    John M. Sobrato Professor

  • Sukhmander Singh, Civil Engineering

    Sukhmander Singh

    Civil Engineering
    Wilmot J. Nicholson Family Professor

  • Sally Wood, Electrical Engineering

    Sally Wood

    Electrical Engineering
    Thomas J. Bannan Professor

  • Yuling Yan, Bioengineering

    Yuling Yan

    Packard Junior Faculty Fellow

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