The office of Whiting School of Engineering Dean Ed Schlesinger announced Wednesday that Jennifer Elisseeff will become the interim head in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. With the departure of current department head Paulette Clancy in July, Elisseeff will assume a two-year term.

Elisseeff is a professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering with secondary appointments in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering, the Morton Goldberg Professor of ophthalmology, and director of the Translational Tissue Engineering Center.

Read the message from the dean here.