Jonathan P. Lambright was named dean of the College of Sciences and Technology at Savannah State University in Georgia. He has been a professor and chair of the engineering department at the university for more than a decade. He has served as interim dean of the College of Sciences and Technology since July 2012.
Before joining the academic world, Dr. Lambright was a mechanical engineer for the U.S. Department of Defense and worked in the advanced design department of defense contractor Lockheed Martin. He also worked as a systems consultant for several Fortune 500 companies.
Dr. Lambright holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro. He earned a Ph.D. at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.