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Vitter Highlighted in Videos


Adjunct Professor, Jeffrey Vitter's career was highlighted in two videos now available at the Computer Science Videos webpage.

In a July 2008 interview for the Purdue University: Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program, Vitter reflects on his own history from childhood and beyond. He discusses his childhood background and parents, his strategies as Head for the Duke Department of Computer Science, and his priorities as the Dean of the College of Science at Purdue.

Vitter discusses his personal experiences in database work with the ACM SIDMOD Distinguished Profiles in Databases interview in March 2008. In the interview he talks with Marianne Winslett about his education, his research, and his career.

Vitter currently serves as the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academics and a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University. He is also an Adjunct Professor in the Computer Science Department at Purdue University. He earned his BS in mathematics from Notre Dame, his PhD from Stanford University, and his MBA from Duke University. He previously held administrative and academic positions at Purdue, Duke, and Brown University. Vitter is a Fellow of the IEEE, the ACM, and the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

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