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Welcome Three New Faculty!

October 7, 2008

The computer science department has hired three new professors to join the department. Here they are (in alphabetical order):


Dorian Arnold (top) focuses his research on reliability and scalability for large scale parallel and distributed systems. He worked on creating a prototype tree-based overlay network, and is receiving his PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He will officially join the department in Spring 2009.    

Tom Hayes (middle) studies randomized algorithms for decision-making in complex systems. Hayes received his PhD from the University of Chicago, and subsequently completed postdoctoral studies at U.C. Berkeley and the Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago. Tom joins the department in Fall 2008.

Wenbo He (bottom) has such varied research interests as pervasive and ubiquitous computing, cyber trust & security, and disruption tolerant networking. She received her PhD and Masters degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She also worked at Cisco Systems, Inc, for five years. Wenbo joins the department in Fall 2008. Please join us in welcoming all our new faculty. We look forward to working with them!