On the Move, January 2014

The University of California, San Diego Revelle College has announced that Paul K. Yu, Ph.D. (CA B ’79), has been appointed as the next Provost, beginning January 20, 2014. Currently, Dr. Yu is a distinguished professor of engineering and associate vice chancellor for research initiatives. He has served on the Revelle faculty since 1983.

Read the press release for more information on Dr. Yu, who “has been developing optoelectronic and electronic devices that enhance the performance of fiber optic networks” for more than three decades.

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A recent news release from ASTM International highlights that Chelsea M. Ehlert, NY G ’13, has been selected to receive the Mary R. Norton Memorial Scholarship. The American Society for Testing and Materials established the Scholarship award in 1975, to “encourage female college seniors or first-year graduate students to pursue the study of physical metallurgy or materials science.”

Ehlert is currently pursuing a Ph.D. at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in materials engineering and served for one year as president of the New York Gamma Chapter of Tau Beta Pi. She is also a Tau Beta Pi Fellow & Scholar.

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Bret T. Winterle, IA A ’00, was recently elevated from attorney to principal with Fish & Richardson. He will be a principal of the Fish IP Litigation Group in Dallas, TX, and continue his patent litigation practice focusing on the areas of telecommunications, semiconductors, and more. Winterle received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Iowa State University. Read the news article here

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