Reeves Named Interim Assistant Dean for COE Graduate Programs
Dr. Douglas S. Reeves, professor and director of graduate programs in the Department of Computer Science at NC State University, has been appointed interim assistant dean for graduate programs in the College of Engineering. His appointment is effective immediately.
As part of his new role, Reeves will represent the College on graduate matters, including serving on the Graduate Studies Committee, the Administrative Board of the Graduate School and the Graduate Operations Council.
Reeves joined the faculty at NC State in 1987 and has been director of graduate programs for the Department of Computer Science since 2010. Under his leadership, graduate enrollment has reached more than 600 students, including 180 PhD students. While at NC State, Reeves has supervised the theses of 18 PhD students and more than 20 master’s students.
Reeves and his students have published more than 100 papers in the areas of very-large-scale-integration (VLSI) design of integrated circuits, parallel and distributed computing, computer networking and computer and network security. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the US Air Force Office of Scientific Research, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the former Advanced Research and Development Activity, the Army Research Office, and other sources.
His many honors include receiving the General Electric Doctoral Fellowship in 1985 and the Undergraduate Teaching Award from the Department of Computer Science at NC State in 1988, as well as being named the Professional Engineer of the Year by the Department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science in the Speed Scientific School at the University of Louisville in 2003.
Reeves received his BA in biology from Indiana University in 1975. He earned an MS in computer science/engineering from the University of Louisville in 1982. He earned a PhD in computer science from the Pennsylvania State University in 1987.
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