Carnegie Mellon University selects vice president of research

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Carnegie Mellon University has selected Farnam Jahanian, an accomplished computer scientist and a successful entrepreneur with extensive leadership and administrative experience in higher education, government and the private sector, as its new vice president of research, effective Sept. 1, 2014.

Jahanian is the Edward S. Davidson Collegiate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan, where he served as chair for Computer Science and Engineering from 2007 to 2011 and as director of the Software Systems Laboratory from 1997 to 2000. Since 2011 he has been on leave as the National Science Foundation’s assistant director for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE).

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