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Mark Tschopp, Ph.D. MSE '07, Named Director of ARL Central in Chicago
Alum Mark Tschopp, Ph.D. MSE '07, has been named director of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory Central in Chicago. ARL Central, which opened in November 2017, is a partnership between the ARL and the University of Chicago at the University's Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. ARL Central will leverage regional expertise and facilities throughout the central region to accelerate discovery, innovation and transition of science and technology. Tschopp said through collaboration the lab will increase research in critical areas for the Army such as materials science, manufacturing, mechanics, propulsion science and computation/information science; all essential scientific building blocks for the Army's strategic priorities.