Summary: The Magazine of Engineering and the Sciences at UC Santa Barbara
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TWELVE, FALL 2008
Isaac Asimov recently noted,"The only constant is change,
continuing change, inevitable change..."
We have some significant changes to acknowledge with this issue. The pictures above and
the signatures below reflect those changes--two of the three of us are new to our positions
since the last issue.
With the appointment of Pierre Wiltzius as Dean of the Division of Mathematical, Life,
and Physical Sciences in the College of Letters and Science, Steve Gaines is returning to his
position as Director of the Marine Science Institute, by way of a one-year sabbatical. Steve
served as acting dean of MLPS for 17 months, and was an active participant on our editorial
Evelyn Hu, founding scientific director of our California NanoSystems Institute, is
departing to accept an endowed chair at Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied
Science. She is being succeeded at CNSI by physicist David Awschalom, a long-time
member of CNSI, who is probably best known for his pioneering work in spintronics and