Office of the Vice President for Research
Bahgat Sammakia, vice president for research at Binghamton University, was appointed interim president of SUNY Polytechnic Institute, effective January 2017. Sammakia, a distinguished professor of mechanical engineering, is director of Binghamton’s Center of Excellence in small scale systems integration and packaging. He anticipates returning to Binghamton in about a year.
While Sammakia is on leave, Paul Parker will assume the title of officer in charge and take the daily management responsibilities of the vice president of research.
- Paul Parker
Officer in Charge