Jorge A. Vanegas

Dean, College of Architecture
Texas A&M University

Dr. Jorge Vanegas graduated in 1979 with a degree in Architecture from the Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia, South America, and is a registered Architect in Colombia. He subsequently graduated with a M.S. degree in 1985, and a Ph.D. degree in 1988, from the Construction Engineering and Management Program (CEM) of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Stanford University, Stanford, California. In July 2009, Dr. Vanegas began an appointment as Dean of the College of Architecture (CARC) at Texas A&M University (TAMU), having served as Interim Dean from August 2008 to July 2009. In July 2013, he was reappointed for a second term as Dean of CARC. In addition, he is a tenured Professor in the Department of Architecture (ARCH), and has an appointment as a Research Professor in the Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) of the Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) since September 15, 2011. He is a tenured Professor in the Department of Architecture (ARCH) in CARC, served as the Director of the Center for Housing and Urban Development (CHUD) from January 2006 to February 2012, and was appointed as the Sandy and Bryan Mitchell Master Builder Endowed Chair in CARC from September 2008 to February 2012.