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April 29, 2006

Vouk Named Head of Computer Science

Photo of Dr.VoukDr. Mladen A. Vouk, professor of computer science and associate vice provost for information technology at North Carolina State University , has been named head of the Department of Computer Science effective July 1, 2006. He has served as interim head since July 2004.

Vouk, whose research interests include software engineering, scientific computing, computer-based instruction and high-performance networks, is also known for his work to improve science and math education in schools. He is a co-founder and former co-director of the Computer Science Software Systems and Engineering Laboratory, founder and former director of the NC State Multimedia and Networking Laboratories, and former technical director of the Center for Advanced Computing and Communication.

A fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Vouk received his Ph.D. in solid state physics from the University of London , Kings College , in 1976. He joined the faculty at NC State University in 1985.

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