Panchanathan named senior vice president for Knowledge Enterprise Development
Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan, ASU’s deputy senior vice president for Knowledge Enterprise Development, university chief research officer, and professor in the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering, was named senior vice president for Knowledge Enterprise Development.
In his new position, Panchanathan oversees ASU’s growing annual research portfolio, currently at a nearly $350 million, ranking ASU as one of the top 20 research institutions in the country without a medical school. The university’s major interdisciplinary research institutes and initiatives are part of the Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development (OKED). These include the Biodesign Institute, Global Institute of Sustainability, Flexible Display Center, LightWorks, Complex Adaptive Systems Initiative and Decision Theater.