DeLaurentis appointed to leadership at Discovery Park District
The longtime director of i-GSDI and professor of AAE has been appointed vice president for research institutes and centers in the Discovery Park District at Purdue.
Dan DeLaurentis, the longtime director of Purdue’s Institute for Global Security and Defense Innovation (i-GSDI) and professor of aeronautics and astronautics, has been appointed vice president for research institutes and centers in the Discovery Park District at Purdue. He will report to Karen Plaut, the new executive vice president for research.
In an arrangement similar to pre-Covid 19 years of Discovery Park District institutes, the faculty VP will work closely with the EVP for research to advance the success of these important, interdisciplinary research institutes for the whole campus.
For more on this and other Purdue leadership updates for 2023, read the January 2023 leadership updates story in Purdue News.