Andrade served as Dean of Engineering, U Utah, from Summer 1983 thru Fall, 1987. He resigned in Spring 1987, feeling that a new face and voice would better assist the College in its new goals and objectives.
U Utah College of Engineering began a newsletter for alumni, faculty, students, sponsors in 1984.
The UU College of Engineering established its first Industrial Affiliates program starting in 1984-85.
The U Utah College of Engineering, with Andrade as its new Dean, published its first Faculty Research Directory in 1984.
Andrade actively sought appointment as Dean of Engineering in 1983. He was appointed Dean Spring, 1983 by VP Cedric Davern and then President David Gardner.