Jennifer Barton Named Thomas R. Brown Distinguished Chair of Engineering

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Emily Dieckman, UA College of Engineering

Director of the BIO5 Institute Dr. Jennifer Barton has been named the Thomas R. Brown Distinguished Chair of the College of Engineering. As chair, Barton will be responsible for advancing biotechnological research and education, fostering collaborations, promoting and working with diverse teams, and providing national leadership in the field of bioengineering to meet societal needs.