Julia Ross, Ph.D.

AIMBE College of Fellows Class of 2008
For pioneering work on the elucidation of adhesion mechanisms and design of novel pharmacological strategies to treat blood-borne staphylococcal infections, and for leading contributions to the interrelationship between blood clot formation and cardiovascular infection mechanisms.

Julia Ross Appointed Dean of COEIT at UMBC

Via UMBC News | May 9, 2014

UMBC is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Julia Ross as Dean of the College of Engineering and Information Technology (COEIT). Dr. Ross will begin her new role on August 4, 2014.

Dr. Ross received her Ph.D. from Rice University and joined UMBC’s faculty in 1995. Dr. Ross is currently the Constellation Professor of Information Technology and Engineering and professor of chemical, biochemical and environmental engineering. From 2006 to 2013, Dr. Ross served as chair of her department and one of her many accomplishments was a successful merger of two academic programs to form the Department of Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering. Most recently, Dr. Ross served as Special Assistant to the Provost for Inter-Institutional Research Initiatives and has been instrumental in enhancing research relationships and collaborations between UMBC and the University of Maryland, Baltimore, including the development of the UMB-UMBC seed grant program.

“UMBC is very fortunate to have someone of Dr. Julia Ross’s impressive experience and talent to serve as our next Dean of the College of Engineering and Information Technology,” says Provost Philip Rous.