Biography

Mladen Alan Vouk received Ph.D. from the King's College , University of London , U.K. Dr. Vouk is a Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, and Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Development and Administration. He is also Director of the NC State Data Science Initiative. Dr. Vouk has extensive experience in both commercial software production and academic computing. He is the author/co-author of over 300 publications. His interests include software and security engineering, bioinformatics, scientific computing and analytics, information technology assisted education, and high-performance computing and clouds. Dr. Vouk is a member of the IFIP Working Group 2.5 on Numerical Software, and a recipient of the IFIP Silver Core award. He is an IEEE Fellow, and a recipient of the IEEE Distinguished Service and Gold Core Awards. He is a member of several IEEE societies, and of ASEE, ASQ (Senior Member), ACM , and Sigma Xi.

Research Areas

  • Advanced Learning Technologies
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Sciences and Analytics
  • Scientific and High Performance Computing
  • Software Engineering and Programming Languages

Education

Mladen Alan Vouk received Ph.D. from the King's College , University of London , U.K. in 1976.

Awards

  • ICACON Keynote Speaker - 2017
  • Computer Science Department Appreciation Award - 2017
  • Computer Science Strategic Advisory Board Appreciation Award - 2017
  • Member National Institute for Aerospace, member of the Board - 2017
  • QSR17 General co-Chair - 2017
  • Computer Science Leadership Award for 2006-2016 period - 2017
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Life Membership - 2016
  • Member ORNL Board of Governors - 2016
  • NCA16 General Chair - 2016
  • HPCCON Keynote Speaker - 2015
  • Names Distinguished Professor (NCSU) - 2015
  • RTI International, member of the Board of Governors - 2014-15
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • ICACON Keynote Speaker - 2013
  • Robyn Render Endeavor Award - 2013
  • ICICS Keynote Speaker - 2013
  • ICLMA Keynote Speaker - 2012
  • ICACON Keynote Speaker - 2012
  • IEEE Computer Society Golden Core Member - 2011
  • HASE Keynote Speaker - 2011
  • LaGrid Keynote Speaker - 2011
  • IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Service Award - 2010
  • CECIIS Keynote Speaker - 2010
  • Computerworld Honors Program Laureate Medal for NC State University Cloud Computing Services - 2009
  • ISSRE2009 Finance Chair - 2009
  • ITI Keynote Speaker - 2008
  • NCA General Chair - 2008
  • ISSRE Finance Chair - 2008
  • ICVCI General Co-Chair - 2008
  • VCL named Finalist at the Computerworld Infrastructure Management World in the Servers and Virtualization category - 2007
  • Computerworld Honors Program Laureate Medal for Virtual Computing Laboratory - 2007
  • ICVCI General Co-Chair - 2007
  • STARS Keynote Speaker - 2007
  • Pride of the Wolfpack Award - 2006
  • ISSRE General Chair - 2006
  • ASQ Senior Member - 2006
  • IIS Keynote Speaker - 2005
  • ICTAI Keynote Speaker - 2004
  • ITRE CTE – “Good Egg” Award for the 10 year (1994 – 2004) contributions to the CTE National Teleconference Series - 2004
  • ITRE/CTE Recognition for Collaboration - 2004
  • Sponsor Chair, International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE) - 2004
  • IIS Keynote Speaker - 2003
  • ITI Keynote Speaker - 2003
  • NSF ANIR Committee of Visitors - 2003
  • PNNL Advisory Committee on Scientific Computing - 2002-2003
  • CRMSE/GoT Recognition for work in Education of Women and Girls - 2002
  • ACM Service Award - 2002
  • ISSRE Publications Chair Service Recognition - 2002
  • CACC Industrial Advisory Board – Formal Recognition of the IEEE 2001 Fellow Award - 2002
  • IEEE Communications Society – 10 year Anniversary Recognition - 2002
  • ISSRE Publications Chair Service Recognition - 2002
  • HASE Program Co-Chair Service Recognition - 2002
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow - 2001
  • Girls on Track Program Award, “Committed to Excellence in Educating Women and Girls in Information Technology” - 2001
  • CRMSE/GoT Recognition for work in Education of Women and Girls - 2001
  • Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics (IEEE) - 2001
  • Technical Director of CACC - 2001-2004
  • Judge – Best Student Paper, 38th Annual ACM Southeast Conference @ Clemson University, SC - 2000
  • Appointed to the NCSU Genomic Sciences Faculty - 2000
  • Joined the UNC-NCSU Joint BME Graduate Program Faculty - 2000
  • RAMS Alan O. Plait Award for Tutorial Excellence - 1999
  • Distinguished Lecture Series Speaker, “Network-Based Learning” Florida Atlantic University - 1999
  • ISSRE "Best Paper" Award - 1998
  • Editor of the IEEE TCSE Software Reliability Engineering Newsletter - 1997
  • Member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing Practices - 1997-2002
  • IBM System Journal Appreciation Certificate - 1997
  • NCQADG Certificate of Appreciation and Service Recognition Award - 1995
  • IEEE Publications Board Member - 1995
  • IBM System Journal Appreciation Certificate - 1995
  • Chairman, IFIP WG 2.5 on Numerical Software - 1994
  • IEEE Senior Member - 1993
  • IFIP Silver Core Award - 1992
  • Member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Computing and Information Technology - 1992
  • Recepient of the IFIP Silver Core Award - 1992
  • NCQADG Commendation in the area of Software Quality - 1991
  • NCSU Graduate Faculty, full member - 1990
  • Sigma Xi, Member - 1985
  • Member of the International Federation for Information Processing - 1982
  • TC 2, Working Group 2.5 on Numerical Software. Secretary of IFIP/WG 2.5 - 1986
  • Scientific Associate at the Institute Rudjer Boskovic, Zagreb, Croatia - 1981
  • University of London, U.L. Postgraduate Scholarship - 1972-75
  • University of London, King's College, Department of Physics, The Best Junior Year Student Award - 1971