Chairperson, Professor - Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Dr. Prucz has a long record with the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, having been a part of it for over 26 years. As an instructor, he was awarded several honors including Outstanding Teacher (2002 & 2008) and the George W. Weaver award for outstanding teaching of mechanics (2004). In 2007, he became a full Professor before becoming Interim Chairman in 2009. In 2011, he was appointed Chair of the department. Since then, Dr. Prucz has continued work on several research projects in addition to his responsibilities as Department Chair.
Ph.D., Georgia Tech, 1985
M.S., Israel Institute of Technology, 1979
B.S., Israel Institute of Technology, 1972