We’d like to welcome new faculty to CNAS! We are excited to work with you.
We have three new tenure track faculty.
- Dr. Tiglet Besara works in the physics, astronomy and material science department. He received his MPh in physics at Stockolm University and his MS and PhD in chemical physics at Florida State University.
- Dr. Liza Cobos works in the hospitality leadership department. She received her BBA at Loyala University and her MS and PhD at the University of Central Florida.
- Dr. Ajay Kantangur is the new department head for computer science. He received his Btech from India and his MS and PhD at Georgia State University.
We also have two new instructors.
- Melanie Carden-Jessen works in the geology, geography and planning department. She received her BS and MS from Missouri State.
- Scott Curtis works in the chemistry department. He received his MS from Missouri State.
The cooperative engineering program also has a new professor. He is a Missouri University of Science and Technology professor that lives and teaches in Springfield.
- Dr. Sanjay Tewari received his PhD in civil engineering from Texas A&M, his Mtech in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, and his BS in civil engineering from S.V. National Institute of Technology.
Help us welcome these new Bears to campus.