Cleveland State University
A Message from the President

May 7, 2012

Dear Colleagues:

I am pleased to announce that Dr. Anette Karlsson has been appointed as the Dean of the Fenn College of Engineering. Dr. Karlsson was selected from a very talented pool of candidates identified in the national search.

Dr. Karlsson is presently the Chairperson of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Delaware, a highly regarded College of Engineering. She has been a member of the faculty at Delaware since 2002. Prior to her tenure at Delaware, she held teaching and research appointments at Rutgers University and Princeton.

Dr. Karlsson has a distinguished record of research and publications in leading journals. In 2010, she was named a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Please welcome Dean Karlsson to Cleveland State University. Her official appointment begins August 1, 2012.


Dr. Ronald Berkman
Cleveland State University

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