Andrew Chin is the new dean of the School of Architecture + Engineering Technology at Florida A&M University. Chin is a tenured associate professor who has 32 years of experience in higher education. He has held several leadership roles within the school, including interim dean, associate dean, assistant dean, and program director for graduate and professional programs. Since 1991, Chin has taught design studios, thesis research, and urban design classes at FAMU, the University of Florida, and the Georgia Institute of Technology. His research focuses on the intersection of race and urban form in North Florida communities.
“I am deeply honored to assume the role of the newly appointed dean and continue the legacy of excellence established by the previous School of Architecture + Engineering Technology dean and current faculty, staff, students, and alums,” said Chin. “I look forward to being part of a nationally recognized school that continues to inspire the next generation of design and engineering leaders and innovators.”
Chin grew up in Baldwin, New York, before moving to Florida, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in design and a master of architecture degree from the University of Florida. He also holds a master’s degree in urban and regional planning from Florida State University.