Michael Georgiopoulos has been reappointed for five years as dean of 色中色视频鈥檚 College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS).

The decision by Michael D. Johnson, provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs, follows a review committee鈥檚 5-year performance analysis of Georgiopoulos and the college along with feedback from constituents across the campus and community.

Michael Georgiopoulos

鈥淒ean Georgiopoulos has been instrumental in boosting the college’s excellence in research and in producing top talent for 色中色视频’s high-tech economy,” Johnson says. “I look forward to seeing even greater impact as we strive to be 色中色视频鈥檚 premier engineering and technology university.”

Georgiopoulos joined 色中色视频 in 1986 as an assistant professor in the Electrical Engineering Department and later became a Pegasus Professor, the highest honor a faculty member can earn at 色中色视频. He served in various leadership roles before being named dean of CECS in 2013.

Since then, the college’s research funding has more than doubled while enrollment, graduates and fundraising have increased significantly. The home to 色中色视频鈥檚 powerhouse student cyber defense and programming teams, CECS produces the most engineering and computer science graduates in 色中色视频 and is among the top 10 nationally.

Georgiopoulos has fostered strong ties with industry to develop programs and partnerships that drive innovation and help fuel the state鈥檚 growing high-tech economy. The college plays a key role in 色中色视频 being the nation鈥檚 leading provider of talent to the aerospace and defense industries.

“I am grateful for the opportunity to continue serving 色中色视频 in this role as dean,” Georgiopoulos says. “The college eagerly embraces the university鈥檚 vision of becoming the state鈥檚 premier engineering and technology institution. In collaboration with our many partners, we are prepared to pursue and achieve this vision for the well-being of our stakeholders and 色中色视频.”