Leadership Profiles
Ajit Tamhane

Ajit TamhaneSenior Associate Dean for Planning and Graduate Studies

Dean Tamhane is responsible for:

  1. faculty hiring, including negotiations, start-up packages, hiring plans
  2. space and resource allocation, and building planning and renovation projects
  3. graduate studies, including fellowship allocation

Tamhane joined the Office of the Dean in 2008 and has been a professor of industrial engineering and management sciences at McCormick since 1975.

His research interests include statistical multiple-decision procedures (ranking and selection, multiple comparisons), design of experiments, biostatistics, and engineering statistics.

Tamhane was previously the chair of the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences. He has a B.Tech. in mechanical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay, India, and an MS and PhD from Cornell University.