Timothy Sands

Timothy Sands

Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

Contact Information

Phone: +1 765 49-46835
Hovde Hall, Room 100
610 Purdue Mall
West lafayette, IN 47907-2040

Education

  • B.S. with Highest Honors in Engineering Physics, UC Berkeley, 1980
  • M.S. Materials Science and Engineering, UC Berkeley, 1981
  • Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, UC Berkeley, 1984

Employment History

  • Industry Fellow, Center for Advanced Materials, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, 1984-86
  • Member of Technical Staff, Bellcore, Red Bank NJ, 1984-90
  • Director – Thin Films and Interface Science Research Group, Bellcore, 1990-91
  • Director – Nonvolatile Memory Research Group, Bellcore, 1992-93
  • Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, UC Berkeley, 1993-2002
  • Chair – Applied Science & Technology Graduate Group Executive Committee, 1997-99
  • Visiting Professor, Interuniversity Microelectronics Center (IMEC) and Faculty of Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, 2001
  • Basil S. Turner Professor of Engineering, School of Materials Engineering and School of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Purdue University, 2002-
  • Mary Jo and Robert L. Kirk Director, Birck Nanotechnology Center, Discovery Park, Purdue University, 2006-10
  • Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Purdue University, 2010-12 and 2013-present
  • Acting President, Purdue University, 2012-13

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