DeSimone named director of Kenan Institute
Joseph DeSimone, Chancellor’s Eminent Professor of Chemistry at UNC and William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at NC State University and of Chemistry at UNC, has been appointed Director of the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise. He replaces John Kasarda, who stepped down in June after serving as the director of the Kenan Institute for 22 years.
Professor DeSimone will continue to lead the Carolina Center for Nanotechnology Excellence and his academic research group focused on the PRINT Technology.