Q&A with Jelena Kovačević, Dean of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering
Engineers tackle some of the world’s biggest problems, such as bringing electricity to underserved populations and inventing life-saving medical equipment. But for others, like IEEE Fellow Jelena Kovačević, guiding the future generation of engineers is just as important. “As a leader of a university, I have the opportunity to impact more people,” says Kovačević, dean of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. ... In this interview with The Institute, she talks about what led her to accept the position of dean and how IEEE has helped her in her career.