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Ingrid Wadskog appointed Managing Director and Dean at School of Engineering

Press release   •   Feb 08, 2017 13:05 UTC

Ingrid Wadskog has worked as Managing Director and Dean at School of Engineering since September 15, 2016, during the recruitment process. Among several interesting candidates, Ingrid Wadskog was chosen, in consultation with the electoral committee, to stay in the position.

“Ingrid has extensive experience as a leader in the academy and has developed a broad knowledge of the academic system and the close links to the business world. Ingrid has worked with both strategic and operational leadership and is well acquainted with the School of Engineering and University”, said president Anita Hansbo.

“I am very much looking forward to continuing the work of developing the School of Engineering. We have had a very positive development in recent years, a trend that I believe has only just begun”, says Ingrid Wadskog.

Ingrid Wadskog has previously held several senior positions in the School of Engineering, including being head of department of Industrial Engineering and Management and supervisor of the doctoral programmes. She also has a research background and a PhD in microbiology from the University of Gothenburg.

Jönköping University Foundation is one of three independent institutions of higher education in Sweden offering postgraduate programmes. It is characterised by focused profiles, internationalisation, an entrepreneurial spirit and collaboration with surrounding society. Research and education are carried out at four schools: Jönköping International Business School, School of Education and Communication, School of Engineering and School of Health and Welfare. Jönköping University has some 10,000 registered students, 725 employees and a turnover of approximately SEK 800 million.

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