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John E. Hopcroft

Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering
Turing Award Winner

PhD Stanford University, 1964

Since 1994, I have been Dean of the College of Engineering. I oversee the ten academic departments that comprise the college as well as various research units. My involvement with the Computer Science Department continues through interest in robust geometric algorithms, modeling and simulation, and information capture and access.

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Professional Activities

  • National Science Board

  • Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications NRC

  • National Academy of Engineering

  • Fellow: American Academy of Arts and Sciences; AAS; Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE); (Charter) ACM

  • Member: SIAM Board of Trustees; Scientific Advisory Committee for David and Lucile Packard Foundation; Sloan Research Fellowship Committee; ACM Council