OVPR Staff

Office of the Vice President for Research

Dr. Dan Litynski Dr. Daniel Litynski


Vice President, Research
(269) 387-8294 || 209W Walwood

B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
M.S., University of Rochester
Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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As the former dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, provost and vice president for academic affairs, and president (interim) of WMU, Dr. Litynski brings great leadership skills to his post as vice president of research.

Dr. Litynski is a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Active for over 25 years in research and teaching in electrical engineering, optics and physics, Dr. Litynski remains active in laser and electro-optic research. He has authored or co-authored international conference presentations, technical papers, book chapters, and holds a patent in these subjects and in educational pedagogy.

A brigadier general (retired), Litynski held various positions at the United States Military Academy, including research officer. In addition, he served three years with the National Science Foundation as a program director (physics) and as acting division director for undergraduate education (DUE) through the intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA).

Office of the Vice President for Research
Western Michigan University
210 W Walwood Hall
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5456 USA
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