Rohini Pande and Ramamurti Shankar were appointed to endowed professorships.
Pande, named as the Henry J. Heinz II Professor of Economics, is an economist whose research examines the economic costs and benefits of informal and formal institutions in the developing world and the role of public policy in effecting change. Read Pande’s announcement.
Shankar, appointed as the J.W. Gibbs Professor of Physics, focuses his research on theoretical condensed matter physics and quantum field theory. Read Shankar’s announcement.