Giovanna Guidoboni, associate dean for research and professor in the College of Engineering at the University of Missouri, has been named dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Maine, effective January 16, 2023.
She will fill the position left by Dana Humphrey who retired August 31 after 36 years with the college. Mohamad Musavi, UMaine College of Engineering associate dean and professor, will serve as interim dean, effective September 1.
“We look forward to welcoming Dr. Guidoboni to the University of Maine community in the new year,” says John Volin, UMaine executive vice president for academic affairs and provost. “Her depth of experience includes internationally recognized research and innovation, undergraduate and graduate teaching and research, and stakeholder collaborations. With her leadership and vision, she will make important contributions that will help advance UMaine’s mission to benefit Maine and beyond.