Yaw D. Yeboah was named dean of the Florida A&M University and Florida State University College of Engineering in Tallahassee. The appointment is effective on July 1. Dr. Yeboah is currently a professor of engineering at Pennsylvania State University.
Dr. Yeboah will be the fifth dean of the jointly operated engineering college which enrolls about 2,250 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students.
Before coming to Penn State, Dr. Yeboah was associate dean for science and engineering at Clark Atlanta University. Previously, he was an engineer for General Electric in Schenectady, New York.
From 1975 to 1979, Dr. Yeboah earned four degrees in four years at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He holds bachelor’s degrees in management and chemistry/chemical engineering, and a master’s degree and Ph.D. in chemical engineering.