Dr. Jayathi Murthy
UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering
Dr. Jayathi Murthy became the seventh dean of the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science on January 1, 2016. Before coming to UCLA she served as the Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin and held the Ernest Cockrell Jr. Memorial Chair in Engineering. Previously she was the director of the Center for Prediction for Reliabiltiy, Integrity and Survivability of Microsystems (PRISM), a $21 million center of excellence supported by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).