Regents’ Professor, Lecuturer named in the School of Engineering

December 1, 2021 - by Kim Delker

photo: Peter Vorobieff and Francesco Sorrentino
Peter Vorobieff, left, and Francesco Sorrentino

The School of Engineering has selected Peter Vorobieff, professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, as the new Regents’ Professor, and Francesco Sorrentino, associate professor of mechanical engineering, as the Regents’ Lecturer.

Both Vorobieff’s and Sorrentino’s terms began in 2021 and will conclude in 2024.

A full list of previous recipients can be found here.

Regents’ Lectureship and Professorship awards are based upon nomination letters; research, teaching and service; and published papers. A full list of criteria can be found in the Faculty Handbook.