CS Faculty Earn Promotions
Two CS faculty members have earned Associate Professor positions. Congratulations to Professor Sonia Fahmy and Professor Jan Vitek! Promotions were effective beginning July 1, 2005.
Professor Sonia Fahmy has been promoted to Associate Professor. She came to Purdue as an Assistant Professor in 1999 after she received her PhD in Computer and Information Science from The Ohio State University. Her current research projects focus on Internet tomography, overlay networks, network security, and heterogeneous wireless and sensor networks. Professor Fahmy is a major contributor to the DETER/EMIST project on designing testing methodologies for Internet security technologies. Before her position at Purdue, Professor Fahmy was a Presidential Fellow, a Graduate Research Associate, and a Graduate Teaching Associate at The Ohio State University. She was also a Consultant for MIL 3, Inc. and a Software Engineer at DigitalTest GmbH and PSD, Egypt. Professor Fahmy received an NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award in 2003.
After completing his PhD at the University of Geneva, Switzerland in 1999, Professor Vitek accepted a position in the Purdue Computer Science Department. He has now been promoted to Associate Professor. His research interests include semantics and implementation of programming languages, secure software systems, transactions, and real-time programming languages. Before his faculty position at Purdue, Professor Vitek held a positions at the University of Geneva and at the University of Victoria, Canada. Professor Vitek received an NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award in 2001.