Dean Marek Dollar is recognized by University's Board of Trustees

Dean Marek Dollár, founding dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science in 2000 (now the College of Engineering and Computing), has been recognized by Miami University's Board of Trustees (BOT) for his outstanding performance as a dean.Dean Dollár headshot

While Dean Dollár is now stepping down from his position, his strong leadership and service to both CEC and Miami as a whole for the past two decades have yielded undeniable and exceptional results.

His dedication to his role has assisted the university in achieving consistent top ten rankings from the U.S. News and World Report for its distinguished undergraduate teaching, as well as national rankings for CEC.

Please join us, along with the BOT, in recognizing and congratulating Dean Marek Dollár for his achievements during his time at Miami.

By Jenna Calderón, CEC Reporter

Below is the Resolution of Appreciation for Dean Marek Dollár, as presented by Miami's BOT:


WHEREAS, Dean Marek Dollár served as Dean of the College of Engineering and Computing, Professor of Engineering Science; and

WHEREAS, he was Miami’s founding dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science in 2000,
which became today’s College of Engineering and Computing in 2013; and

WHEREAS, Dean Dollár will be transitioning from his role as dean, after two decades of respected
and distinguished service; and

WHEREAS, he received his Ph. D., in Engineering Science, with a specialty in the Physics of Metals
and Physical Metallurgy, from AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland; and his
Bachelor and Master of Science degrees also from AGH University of Science and Technology, with a
specialty in Applied Nuclear Physics; and

WHEREAS, Dean Dollár is internationally renowned for his leadership, and has served as the Chairman
of the Board, Polish Institute of Science and Culture - Polish University Abroad; was awarded the
Cavalier’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland, presented in recognition of his
exceptional contributions to international cooperation; and currently serves as Honorary Consul of
the Republic of Poland in the United States; and

WHEREAS, Marek has been published in leading journals, served on many editorial boards, was
inducted into the Order of the Engineer, and is an ASM International Fellow; and

WHEREAS, he has been honored with the President of the Republic of Poland Professor of Engineering
Science Award; and

WHEREAS, Marek served as Chair of the National Panel: “ABET 2000, First Experiences,” Gordon
Conference on Materials Science and Engineering, and on the National Panel on the Future of
Engineering Education; and

WHEREAS, his leadership has resulted in a national ranking for Miami’s College of Engineering and
Computing; and

WHEREAS, during his tenure at Miami he has been a true university leader and was instrumental in
Miami consistently achieving a top ten ranking from U.S. News and World Report for its highly
renowned commitment to undergraduate teaching.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the members of the Miami University Board of Trustees do hereby express to Dean Marek Dollár their sincere gratitude and warm regard for his service and leadership to Miami University; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the members of this Board offer their best wishes for his continued
good health and success in all future endeavors and extend an open invitation to Marek and Anna to
visit often in the years ahead.

Done, by the Miami University Board of Trustees, this Nineteenth Day of June, Two Thousand Twenty
at Miami University, in the City of Oxford, County of Butler, State of Ohio, during the Two Hundred
and Eleventh year of the University’s Charter.