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First female Dean of Engineering appointed at the University of Toronto

The University of Toronto's Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering has appointed its first female as dean.


The University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering has appointed its first female as dean.
Professor Cristina Amon, an internationally renowned expert in computational fluid dynamics, will take office on July 1, 2006. Her appointment is for five years.
Amon comes from the Carnegie Mellon University’s Institute for Complex Engineered Systems, where she has been director since 1999. She received her undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from Venezuela’s Universidad Simon Bolivar in 1981. She later attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the U.S. and completed a doctorate there in 1988.