Two Computing Professors Among Finalists in Dean Search

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Four finalists have been chosen for the College of Computing dean search.

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Georgia Tech announced today that four finalists have been chosen in the College of Computing dean search.

The search began last summer following the announcement that Zvi Galil, John P. Imlay Jr. Dean of Computing, would step down as dean at the end of the 2018/19 academic year.

Among the finalists announced today are College of Computing Executive Associate Dean and Professor Charles Isbell and Ellen Zegura, Fleming Chair and Professor in the School of Computer Science.

As part of the final selection process, each candidate will visit campus and present an open seminar addressing their broad vision for the College of Computing.

The hour-long seminars are open to all students, faculty, and staff. Interested individuals can attend in person, watch real-time via live stream, or watch a post-event video of each candidate presentation.

The finalists are included below in order of their campus seminar presentations:

  • Charles Isbell, professor and executive associate dean for the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology, will present an open seminar on Feb. 19, at 11 a.m. in Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons, Room 152.
     
  • Kathleen Fisher, chair of the Computer Science Department at Tufts University, will present an open seminar on Feb. 21, at 11 a.m. in Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons, Room 152
     
  • Radha Poovendran, professor and chair of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Washington, will present an open seminar on Feb. 26, at 11 a.m. in Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons, Room 152.
     
  • Ellen Zegura, Fleming Professor in the School of Computer Science and executive faculty co-director of the Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain at the Georgia Institute of Technology, will present an open seminar on Feb. 28, at 11 a.m. in Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons, Room 152.

Additional details can be found on the College of Computing dean search site, including each respective candidate’s bio and curriculum vitae, as well as links to the seminars and surveys. Note that Georgia Tech login credentials are required to access the live stream and post-event videos. Surveys for the College of Computing dean search will be available through midnight on March 3.

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College of Computing, OMS, School of Computational Science and Engineering, School of Computer Science, School of Interactive Computing, Constellations Center, ML@GT, GVU Center

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  • Created On: Feb 6, 2019 - 1:22pm
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