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Dr. Juan Sanchez
As Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Juan Sanchez sets AUS’ overall academic priorities and has management responsibilities for academic affairs at the university, colleges and school. In his role of Chief Academic Officer, he works with the deans and the faculty to sustain and advance the highest standards of scholarly achievements at AUS, and to ensure the success of our students through the delivery of high-quality academic programs.
Prior to joining AUS in January 2019, Dr. Sanchez served as Vice President for Research at the University of Texas at Austin for more than 16 years, where he was also appointed as a Temple Foundation Endowed Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Before joining the University of Texas at Austin, he served as Assistant, Associate and Full Professor at Columbia University in New York. As an educator, he has supervised 17 PhD and 7 MS students at both Columbia University and at the University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. Sanchez’s research interests and expertise are in computational materials science and engineering, with a focus on alloy theory and on the modeling and simulation of materials properties from first principles. He has contributed extensively to the scientific and engineering literature in materials science and engineering. He holds a PhD and Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the National University of Córdoba, Argentina.
Dr. Sanchez’s Google Scholar Profile is available here
Dr. Sanchez's full curriculum vitae