Dr. Michael Ibba

Dr. Michael Ibba

Professor, Dean of Schmid College of Science and Technology
Schmid College of Science and Technology; Biological Sciences
Office Location: Keck Center for Science and Engineering 143
Phone: (714) 516-5235
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Dr. Michael Ibba is the new Dean of Schmid College. Prior to joining Chapman, he was the Chair of the Microbiology Department and served as the Associate Director for the Infectious Disease Institute at The Ohio State University, where he taught for 19 years.

He has published over 190 research articles and currently holds four research grants. Dr. Ibba has received several awards and distinctions. Notably, in 2019 he received the Distinguished Scholar Award at The Ohio State University and in 2017 and 2020 received the Faculty Award for Diversity Enhancement in the College of Arts and Sciences.

He serves as a member of the National Science Foundation Federal Advisory Committee for Biological Sciences (BIO-AC) and is a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.