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List of Endowed Chairs at UC San Diego

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Chair Academic Area VC Area

Henry Allison Endowed Chair in the History of Philosophy

Philosophy

General Campus

Daniel L. Alspach Endowed Chair in Dynamic Systems and Controls

Jacobs School of Engineering/Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

General Campus

Amylin Endowed Chair in Lifesciences Education and Research

Biological Sciences Division

General Campus

Chair in Studies in Ancient Jewish Civilizations

Judaic Studies

General Campus

Jimmy Anklesaria Presidential Chair in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Rady School of Management

General Campus

Atkinson/Epstein Chair in Management Leadership

Rady School of Management

General Campus

Atkinson Family Chair

Academic Affairs

General Campus

Richard C. Atkinson Endowed Chair

Biological Sciences Division

General Campus

Rita L. Atkinson Endowed Chair

Mathematics

General Campus

Distinguished Chair in Atmospheric Chemistry

Chemistry / Biochemistry

General Campus

Roghieh Chehre-Azad Distinguished Professorship

Persian Studies

General Campus

Sanford I. Berman Chair in Language and Human Communication

Communication

General Campus

J. Robert Beyster Chair in Engineering

Jacobs School of Engineering / Computer Science and Engineering

General Campus

Blasker Chair in Environmental Engineering

Jacobs School of Engineering / Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

General Campus

Simon Bolivar Chair in Latin American Studies

Political Science / Latin American Studies

General Campus

Harriet and Louis Bookheim Endowed Chair in Biblical Hebrew and Related Languages

Judaic Studies

General Campus

Arthur Brody Endowed Chair in Management Leadership

Rady School of Management

General Campus

Dan Broida Chair in Elementary Particle Physics

Physics

General Campus

Callaway Golf Chair in Structural Mechanics

Jacobs School of Engineering / Structural Mechanics

General Campus

Center for Magnetic Recording Research (CMRR) Chair IV

Center for Magnetic Recording Research (CMRR)

General Campus

Center for Magnetic Recording Research (CMRR) Chair V

Center for Magnetic Recording Research (CMRR)

General Campus

Dr. James Y. Chan Presidential Chair for Global Health

Division of Social Sciences

General Campus

Chancellor's Associates Chair I

Cognitive Science

General Campus

Chancellor's Associates Chair II

Arts and Humanities

General Campus

Chancellor's Associates Chair III

Biological Sciences Division / Molecular Biology

General Campus

Chancellor's Associates Chair IV

Academic Affairs

General Campus

Chancellor's Associates Chair V

Academic Affairs

General Campus

Chancellor's Associates Chair VI

Chemistry / Biochemistry

General Campus

Chancellor's Associates Chair VII

Biological Sciences Division / Molecular Biology

General Campus

Chancellor's Associates Chair VIII

Mathematics

General Campus

Chancellor's Associates Chair IX

Chemistry/ Biochemistry

General Campus

William S. C. Chang Endowed Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Jacobs School of Engineering/Electrical and Computer Engineering

General Campus

Communications Industry Professorship in Engineering

Jacobs School of Engineering

General Campus

Francis Crick Chair

Chemistry / Biochemistry

General Campus

CSE Excellence Chair II

Jacobs School of Engineering/Computer Science and Engineering

General Campus

CSE Excellence Chair III

Jacobs School of Engineering/Computer Science and Engineering

General Campus

CSE Excellence Chair IV

Jacobs School of Engineering/Computer Science and Engineering

General Campus

CSE Excellence Chair V

Jacobs School of Engineering/Computer Science and Engineering

General Campus

Cymer Corporation Endowed Chair

Jacobs School of Engineering / Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

General Campus

Cymer Inc. Endowed Chair in Advanced Optical Technologies

Jacobs School of Engineering/ Electrical and Computer Engineering

General Campus

Robert F. Engle Endowed Chair in Econometrics

Economics

General Campus

Epstein/Atkinson Chair in Management Leadership

Rady School of Management

General Campus

Paul Erdos Chair of Combinatorics formerly known as the Akamai Chair of Internet Mathematics

Mathematics

General Campus

Ericsson Endowed Chair in Wireless Access Networks

Jacobs School of Engineering

General Campus

Ericsson Chair in Wireless Communications Access Techniques

Jacobs School of Engineering

General Campus

Experimental Biophysics Endowed Chair

Physics

General Campus

Stanley and Pauline Foster Endowed Chair

Rady School of Management

General Campus

Theodore D. Foster Endowed Chair in Physics

Physics

General Campus

John J. and Susan M. Fratamico Endowed Chair

Jacobs School of Engineering

General Campus

The Center for Global Transformation Endowed Chair in Technology Policy

School of Global Policy and Strategy

General Campus

The Center for Global Transformation Endowed Chair in Innovation and Public Policy

School of Global Policy and Strategy

General Campus

Y. C. Fung Endowed Chair in Bioengineering

Jacobs School of Engineering

General Campus

Pierre M. Galletti Professor of Bioengineering Innovation

Jacobs School of Engineering

General Campus

Gildred Chair for United States – Mexican Relations

Political Science / Latin American Studies

General Campus

Murray Goodman Endowed Chair in Chemistry and Biochemistry

Chemistry / Biochemistry

General Campus

Ronald L. Graham Chair of Computer Science

Jacobs School of Engineering/Computer Science and Engineering

General Campus

Frank Caylus Grandier Chair in Medieval European History

Humanities

General Campus

Sir Clive W.J. Granger Endowed Chair in Econometrics

Economics

General Campus

Harry E. Gruber Professor of Computer Science and Information Technologies Chair

Jacobs School of Engineering / Computer Science and Engineering

General Campus

Walter F. Heiligenberg Professorship in Neuroethology

Biological Sciences Division / Neuroethology

General Campus

Ingrid and Joseph W. Hibben Chair in Space Science and Education

Physics / Space Science and Education

General Campus

Rebeca Hickel Chair in Elizabethan Literature

Literature

General Campus

Chair in High Performance Computing

Jacobs School of Engineering / Computer Science and Engineering

General Campus

Hwei-Chih and Julia Hsiu Chair in Chinese Studies

Chinese Studies

General Campus

Institute of the Americas Chair for Inter-American Affairs

Political Science / Inter-American Affairs

General Campus

Kazuo Iwama Chair in Materials Science

Jacobs School of Engineering / Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

General Campus

Irwin Mark and Joan Klein Jacobs Chair in Information and Computer Science

Jacobs School of Engineering / Computer Science and Engineering

General Campus

Jerri-Ann and Gary E. Jacobs Endowed Chair in Social Sciences

Social Sciences Division

General Campus

Joan and Irwin Jacobs Endowed Chair in Bioengineering and Systems Biology

Jacobs School of Engineering/Bioengineering

General Campus

Jacobs Family Chair in Management and Engineering Leadership

Jacobs School of Engineering/Rady School of Management

General Campus

Chair of Judaic Studies

Judaic Studies

General Campus

Jerome Katzin Chair in Corporate Governance

Rady School of Management

General Campus

Katzin Chair of Jewish Civilization

Judaic Studies

General Campus

Norma Kershaw Chair in the Archaeology of Ancient Israel and Neighboring Lands

Judaic Studies

General Campus

Lawrence B. and Sallye K. Krause Chair in Korean Studies

Korean Studies

General Campus

Paul R. Kube Chair of Computer Science

Jacobs School of Engineering/Computer Science and Engineering

General Campus

Stephen W. Kuffler Chair in Biology

Biological Sciences Division

General Campus

Ho Miu Lam Chair in China and Pacific Relations

School of Global Policy and Strategy

General Campus

George W. and Carol A. Lattimer Campus Professorship

Physical Sciences Division

General Campus

Carol Lazier and Family Endowed Chair in Social Innovation and Impact

Rady School of Management

General Campus

Chuan Lyu Endowed Chair in Taiwan Studies

Taiwan Studies

General Campus

Distinguished Endowed Chair in Macroeconomics and Public Finance

Social Sciences

General Campus

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Chair in Digital Media and Learning

Arts and Humanities

General Campus

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Chair in International Justice and Human Rights

School of Global Policy and Strategy

General Campus

Magnetic Recording Research Chair in Mechanics and Tribology III

Center for Magnetic Recording Research (CMRR)

General Campus

Magnetic Recording Research Chair in Physics II

Center for Magnetic Recording Research (CMRR)

General Campus

Dr. Harry Markowitz Endowed Chair in Finance and Investing

Rady School of Management

General Campus

Duane A. Nelles Jr. Endowed Chair in Corporate Governance

Rady School of Management

General Campus

Qualcomm Chancellor’s Endowed Chair in Robotic Systems

Jacobs School of Engineering

General Campus

Quinn Martin Chair in Drama

Theatre & Dance / Drama

General Campus

Bernd T. Matthias Chair in Physics

Physics

General Campus

Joseph E. Mayer Chair of Theoretical Chemistry

Chemistry / Biochemistry

General Campus

Endowed Chair in Modern Chinese History

History

General Campus

Hajime Mori Chair in Japanese Language and Literature

Japanese Language and Literature

General Campus

Nicholas Family Endowed Chair in Modern Greek History

History

General Campus

Pacific Economic Cooperation Chair in International Economic Relations

School of Global Policy and Strategy / Economic Relations

General Campus

Stanford S. and Beverly P. Penner Endowed Chair in Engineering or Applied Sciences

Jacobs School of Engineering/Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

General Campus

Distinguished Chair in Physical Chemistry

Chemistry / Physical Chemistry

General Campus

Charles Lee Powell Endowed Chair in Mathematics I

Mathematics

General Campus

Charles Lee Powell Endowed Chair in Mathematics II

Mathematics

General Campus

Charles Lee Powell Chair in Wireless Communication

Jacobs School of Engineering / Wireless Communication

General Campus

Conrad Prebys Presidential Chair in Music

Arts and Humanities

General Campus

William Prager Endowed Chair in Structural Mechanics

Jacobs School of Engineering / Structural Engineering

General Campus

Presidential Chair I

Academic Affairs Office

General Campus

Presidential Chair II

Physics

General Campus

Presidential Chair III

Academic Affairs Office

General Campus

Qualcomm Endowed Chair in Communications and Technology Policy

School of Global Policy and Strategy

General Campus

Qualcomm Endowed Chair in Embedded Microsystems

Jacobs School of Engineering

General Campus

Qualcomm Endowed Chair of Information Theory and Its Applications

Jacobs School of Engineering

General Campus

Qualcomm Endowed Chair in Mobile Computing

Jacobs School of Engineering

General Campus

Qualcomm Endowed Chair in Telecommunications and Information Technologies

Jacobs School of Engineering

General Campus

Gerry and Jeannie Ranglas Endowed Chair in Ancient Greek History

History

General Campus

Reed Family Presidential Chair in Music

Arts and Humanities

General Campus

Eric and Johanna Reissner Chair in the Department of Structural Engineering

Jacobs School of Engineering / Structural Engineering

General Campus

Stephen O. Rice Chair in Magnetic Recording Research

Center for Magnetic Recording Research (CMRR)

General Campus

Rohr Chair in Pacific International Relations

School of Global Policy and Strategy

General Campus

Paul D. Saltman Chair in Science Education

Biological Sciences Division

General Campus

Science Applications International Corporation Chair in Engineering

Jacobs School of Engineering

General Campus

Skyworks Endowed Chair in High Performance Communications Devices & Circuits

Jacobs School of Engineering / Electrical and Computer Engineering

General Campus

Sokwanlok Chair in Chinese International Affairs

Chinese International Affairs

General Campus

Herbert Stern Chair in Biology

Biological Sciences Division / Cell and Developmental Biology

General Campus

Tata Chancellor's Endowed Professorship in Molecular Biology

Biological Sciences Division

General Campus

Tata Chancellor's Endowed Professorship in Cell & Developmental Biology

Biological Sciences Division

General Campus

Tata Chancellor's Endowed Professorship in Economics

Economics

General Campus

Tata Chancellor's Endowed Professorship in Medicine

Medicine

Health Sciences

Tata Chancellor's Endowed Professorship V

Academic Affairs

General Campus

Tata Chancellor's Endowed Professorship VI

Academic Affairs

General Campus

Tata Chancellor's Endowed Professorship VII

Academic Affairs

General Campus

Tata Chancellor's Endowed Professorship VIII

Academic Affairs

General Campus

Tata Chancellor's Endowed Professorship IX

Academic Affairs

General Campus

Tata Chancellor's Endowed Professorship X

Academic Affairs

General Campus

Ronald R. Taylor Chair in Information Technology in Computer Science

Jacobs School of Engineering / Computer Science and Engineering

General Campus

Torrey Mesa Research Institute Chair in Plant Science

Biological Sciences Division / Plant Science

General Campus

Harold Clayton Urey Chair in Chemistry

Jacobs School of Engineering

General Campus

Valtz Family Chair in Philosophy

Philosophy

General Campus

Alkiviadis Vassiliadis Endowed Chair in Byzantine Greek History

History

General Campus

Arthur and Molli Wagner Chair in Acting

Theatre & Dance / Acting

General Campus

Stefan E. Warschawski Endowed Chair in Mathematics

Mathematics

General Campus

Sheryl and Harvey White Chair in Management Leadership

Rady School of Management

General Campus

Jack Keil Wolf Endowed Chair in Electrical Engineering

Jacobs School of Engineering

General Campus

Herman Wouk Chair of Modern Jewish Studies

Judaic Studies

General Campus

Daniel Yankelovich Endowed Chair on Social Thought

Social Sciences

General Campus

Walter J. Zable Chair in Engineering

Jacobs School of Engineering

General Campus

Zable Endowed Chair in Energy Technologies

Jacobs School of Engineering

General Campus

Zable Endowed Chair in Management Leadership

Rady School of Management

General Campus

American Heart Association Chair in Cardiovascular Research

Cardiology

Health Sciences

Lewis Judd Chair in Behavioral Genomics

Psychiatry

Health Sciences

Stuart I. Brown, M.D. Chair in Ophthalmology in Memory of Donald P. Shiley

Ophthalmology

Health Sciences

Endowed Chair in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Health Sciences

Chugai Pharmaceutical Chair in Cancer

Cancer Center

Health Sciences

Chair in Computer-Aided Drug Discovery

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Health Sciences

Peter C. Farrell Presidential Chair in Pulmonary Medicine

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Health Sciences

Irma Gigli Endowed Chair in Dermatology

Dermatology

Health Sciences

Morris Gleich, M.D. Endowed Chair in Glaucoma

Ophthalmology

Health Sciences

Ted and Michelle Gurneé Chair in Hyperbaric Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Health Sciences

Larry L. Hillblom Foundation Endowed Chair in Geriatrics

Medicine

Health Sciences

Ben and Wanda Hildyard Chair for Hereditary Diseases

Medicine

Health Sciences

Ben and Wanda Hildyard Chair for Mitochondrial and Metabolic Diseases

Metabolic Disorders

Health Sciences

Ben and Wanda Hildyard Chair for Diseases of the Eye

Ophthalmology

Health Sciences

Helen A. Jarrett Endowed Chair in Alzheimer's Disease Research

Alzheimer's Disease

Health Sciences

Nancy Kaehr Chair in Pediatric Research

Pediatrics

Health Sciences

Martin F. Kagnoff and Marcia C. Kagnoff Distinguished Endowed Chair in Mucosal Immunology and Inflammation Research

Gastroenterology

Health Sciences

Koman Family Presidential Endowed Chair in Cancer Research

Cancer Center/ Oncology-Hematology

Health Sciences

Richard K. Lansche M.D., and Tatiana A. Lansche Endowed Chair in Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology

Health Sciences

Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation Chair of Collaborative Human Milk Research

School of Medicine

Health Sciences

Estelle and Edgar Levi Memorial Chair in Aging

Stein Institute for Research on Aging

Health Sciences

Benard L. Maas Chair in Inherited Metabolic Disease

Metabolic Disorders

Health Sciences

Sharon B. and Lawrence F. Marshall, MD Presidential Chair in Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery

Health Sciences

Mary Gilman Marston Chair in Psychiatry

Psychiatry

Health Sciences

Kenneth M. Moser Endowed Chair

Medicine

Health Sciences

Nancy Olmsted Chair in Pediatric Pulmonology

Pediatrics / Pulmonology

Health Sciences

M. J. Orloff Family Endowed Chair in Surgery

Surgery

Health Sciences

The Marcie and Michael Oxman Professorship in Infectious Diseases

Medicine/Infectious Diseases

Health Sciences

George E. Palade Endowed Chair

Health Sciences

Health Sciences

C. Lowell and JoEllen Parsons Endowed Chair in Urology

Urology

Health Sciences

Edith and William Perlman Chair in Clinical Cardiology

Cardiology

Health Sciences

John G. Pickard Chair in Cardiac Surgery

Surgery

Health Sciences

Helen Ranney Endowed Chair in Medicine

Medicine

Health Sciences

Anne Ratner Chair in Pediatric Ophthalmology

Pediatrics / Ophthalmology

Health Sciences

Florence Riford Chair for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Research

AIDS Research

Health Sciences

Florence Riford Chair for Alzheimer's Disease Research

Alzheimer's Disease

Health Sciences

Florence Riford Chair for Neurodegenerative Disease and Dementia

Alzheimer's Disease

Health Sciences

Joseph D. Schmidt, MD Presidential Chair in Urology

Surgery

Health Sciences

Shiley Endowed Chair in Alzheimer's Disease Research in Honor of Dr. Leon Thal

Neurosciences

Health Sciences

Harold Simon Chair in International Health and Cross-Cultural Medicine

International Health

Health Sciences

Martin Stein Endowed Chair in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

Pediatrics

Health Sciences

Evelyn and Edwin Tasch Chair in Cancer Research

Cancer Center

Health Sciences

Tasch Endowed Chair in Parkinson's Disease Research

Parkinson's Disease

Health Sciences

Monroe E. Trout Chair in Surgery

Surgery

Health Sciences

Sandra and Monroe Trout Chair in Pharmacology

Pharmacology

Health Sciences

US HAEA Endowed Chair at UC San Diego

Medicine

Health Sciences

Sam M. Walton Endowed Chair for Cancer Research

Cancer Center

Health Sciences

Judith and Jack White Chair in Cardiology

Cardiology

Health Sciences

Muriel Jeanette Whitehill Chair in Bio-Medical Ethics

Biomedical Ethics

Health Sciences

Winkler Endowed Chair for Type 1 Diabetes Research, In Honor of Alberto Hayek, M.D.

Type 1 Diabetes Research

Health Sciences

Samuel S. C. Yen Chair in Reproductive Medicine

Reproductive Medicine

Health Sciences

Victor C. Alderson Chair of Applied Ocean Science

Ocean Science

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Benedek Chair in Ocean Sensor Science

Ocean Science

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Edward A. Frieman Endowed Presidential Chair in Climate Sustainability

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Edward A. Frieman Chair in Global Observation Research

Global Observation Research

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Elizabeth Hamman and Morgan Dene Oliver Chair in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation Science

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

John Dove Isaacs Chair in Natural Philosophy

Physical/Natural Sciences

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

McQuown Chair in Natural Science at SIO

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Jerome Namais Chair

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Presidential Chair for Climate Change Adaptation

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Roger Revelle Chair in Environmental Science

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

William E. and Mary B. Ritter Memorial Chair

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Scripps Institution of Oceanography