Congratulatory Note: Dr. Alessandro Anzalone to Serve as Interim Dean of A.S. programs at HCC Brandon

Congratulations to Dr. Alessandro Anzalone, who will serve as the Interim Dean of Associate of Science degrees at the Hillsborough Community College Brandon campus. Dr. Anzalone has been at Brandon since 2009, and has served as the Program Manager and Instructor of the Engineering Technology program.

Accomplishments under his tenure have been numerous and include:


  • Growing the program from 2 students to over 180 annually 
  • Implementing a state-of-the art laboratory in Engineering Technology that is ranked at the top statewide 
  • Serving in a leadership capacity on local and state manufacturing associations, forums and committees 
  • Leadership in workforce development in engineering and manufacturing technology 
  • Serving as co-Principal Investigator for FloridaTRADE and providing technical expertise to FLATE 
  • Serving in a leadership capacity for the Hillsborough County Manufacturing Academy 
Dr. Anzalone earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Universidad Nacional Experimental Polit├ęcnica in Venezuela, an M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Polytechnic Institute of New York University, and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of South Florida. Dr. Anzalone also performed Postdoctoral Research at USF in Materials and Biomaterials. He has over 22 years of experience in teaching and administration in higher education at four different institutions. He has been Chair of Chemical Engineering, Founding Director of a Sponsored Research Office and Program Manager for Engineering Technology. He has also been President of the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) Puerto Rico Chapter and standing Co-Chair of the Engineering Technology Forum. He has taught over 36 different courses at the Associate, Bachelor and Master level, and has participated in curriculum reform in several institutions.

Please join us in congratulating and welcoming Dr. Alessandro Anzalone to his new leadership role at Brandon and HCC!