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Gene Lucas

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Professor Lucas is currently serving as the campus Executive Vice Chancellor, which is the Chief Academic Officer for the campus. He obtained his Sc.D. from the Massachussetts Institute of Technology in Nuclear Engineering in 1978 and subsequently joined the faculty at UCSB. He is a Professor in both the Department of Mechanical and Environmental Engineering and the Department of Chemical Engineering. His expertise is in the experimental evaluation of mechanical properties of advanced structural materials. He has published over 150 papers and several books on the subject. He is a Fellow of the American Nuclear Society. 

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