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Computer Sciences Announces New Department Head


Susanne E. Hambrusch, professor of computer science, has been appointed head of Purdue's Department of Computer Sciences. She succeeds Ahmed Sameh, who will return to teaching and research and serve as director of Purdue's Computing Research Institute. Hambrusch's research interests include parallel and distributed computation, data management and data dissemination in wireless environments, and analysis of algorithms. She is a member of the editorial boards of Parallel Computing and Information Processing Letters, and a member of the IEEE Technical Committee on Parallel Processing. Hambrusch joined the Purdue faculty in 1982 and is an inaugural member in Purdue University Book of Great Teachers. In 1999, she was selected as one of the 10 best teachers of undergraduates. She received her master's degree in computer science from the Technical University of Vienna and a doctorate in computer science from Pennsylvania State University. She has served as associate head of the department for the past two years.

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Last Updated: Jun 28, 2023 4:19 PM

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