Chair, Academic Senate
Distinguished Professor Ahmet Palazoglu, a member of the chemical engineering faculty for nearly 40 years, currently serves as chair of the Davis Division of the Academic Senate.
He has served on several division committees, including Courses of Instruction, Educational Policy, Academic Personnel, and Planning and Budget, and chaired the latter two committees as well. He also chaired the Systemwide Committee on Academic Personnel. Palazoglu’s research lab engages in modeling, control and analysis of complex systems related to chemical processes and energy management.