Celebrating Our Community
Dr. Dianne Rekow Appointed Provost of the Polytechnic Institute of NYU

Dr. Dianne Rekow

Dr. Dianne Rekow, formerly Professor and Chair of the Department of Basic Science & Craniofacial Biology, has been appointed to lead the Polytechnic Institute of NYU as Provost of NYU-Poly, effective March 11, 2009.

In her new role, Dr. Rekow is working to recruit exceptional new faculty to Poly, enhance research and expand research funding, increase technology commercialization, transform the curriculum to meet the demands of the 21st century, and build Poly's success as an institute of technology in i2e: invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship. She also serves as Senior Vice Provost of Engineering and Technology for NYU.

NYUCD extends added congratulations to Dr. Rekow on her recent election as Vice President of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), which marks yet another example in a life of outstanding professional achievements.