Smith named director of Engineered Surfaces Center
Charles H. Smith has been named director of the Engineered Surfaces Center effective Nov. 15. Dr. Smith earned his doctorate in materials science and engineering from MIT and his master's in metallurgy from Georgia Tech.
He brings with him a wealth of experience in research, development and commercialization. In 2009, Dr. Smith cofounded Biotronics Inc, a MEMS start-up that is focused on commercializing cost effective MEMS transducers for harsh environments. Before that, he was vice president of operations at Meggitt Sensing Systems. He held positions at General Electric and was director of business development and science & technology at PPG Industries. He also taught at California Miramar University.
Please join me in welcoming Charles to our UND family.
-- Hesham EL-Rewini, Dean, School of Engineering and Mines.