David W Hahn
Dean, College of Engineering
Professor, Aerospace-Mechanical Engineering
David W. Hahn, an engineer with more than two decades experience in government, national laboratories and higher education, has been named dean of the University of Arizona College of Engineering. He is a mechanical engineer specializing in thermal sciences and laser-based diagnostics, including renewable energy, biophotonics and general laser-material interactions. He has published more than 100 archival journal papers and holds 10 patents. Hahn joins the UA after a 20-year career at the University of Florida, where he has served as chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering since 2011.