David M. Ford, ChE PhD'96, Named Department Head at University of Arkansas
On January 1, 2017, David M. Ford, ChE PhD’96, started a new position as Department Head of the Ralph E. Martin Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Arkansas. As head of chemical engineering, David will lead a department of 16 faculty members, 20 full-time staff and over 300 students.
Before taking on his new role at the University of Arkansas, David served as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Prior to that, he was a faculty member in chemical engineering at Texas A&M University.