Castillo named provost, executive vice presidentGOLDEN, Colo., April 13, 2009 – Dr. Steven P. Castillo has accepted the position of Provost and Executive Vice President of Colorado School of Mines and will begin his appointment July 1.
Castillo received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from New Mexico State University and master’s and doctoral degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana, where he conducted research in electromagnetic analysis of high-speed digital circuits.
He joined the NMSU faculty in 1987 and was head of the university’s Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering from 1998 until 2004, when he became dean of engineering. Castillo won the NSF Presidential Young Investigator award in 1991 and was named as an NMSU Regents Professor in 2004.
His research has been in computational electromagnetics, electromagnetic interference and compatibility, radar-cross-section analysis and antenna design. He currently serves on the National Science Foundation Engineering Advisory Committee and on the Sandia National Laboratories Computational Sciences and Information review panel.
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