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  • Andrew Lumsdaine named Associate Dean for Research at SoIC

    Date: 07/01/2014

    Andrew Lumsdaine, professor of computer science and director of the Center for Research in Extreme Scale Technologies (CREST), was recently named Associate Dean for Research for the School of Informatics and Computing.

    In his new role, Lumsdaine will play a leadership role in enabling the School to plan, develop, and maintain excellence in research, and including working with the School’s faculty members to identify and secure research funding and partnership opportunities and fostering areas of center-scale research excellence in the School. He also will serve as a member of the school-wide leadership team.

    "Andrew has presented an excellent vision for moving the School’s research agenda forward. I am very grateful to him for serving in this position and working to advance our research accomplishments and reputation," said School of Informatics and Computing Dean Bobby Schnabel.

    Lumsdaine joins Senior Associate Dean for Research and Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Informatics Geoffrey Fox in this role.

    "I am excited about the expansion of the SoIC research office and am appreciative that Andrew, with his experience and distinguished research record, is joining it," said Fox.

    Prior to joining the School of Informatics and Computing in 2001, Lumsdaine was faculty at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre Dame (1992-2001) after he earned his Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1992. His research interests include computational science and engineering, parallel and distributed computing, software engineering, generic programming, mathematical software, numerical analysis, and computational photography. Lumsdaine is a member of ACM, IEEE, and SIAM, as well as the MPI Forum, and the ISO C++ standards committee. In 1995, he received the Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation.

    You can access this SoIC news item here.