John E. Hopcroft

Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering
Turing Award Winner
Ph.D. Stanford University, 1964

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

Professional Activities

Member: National Academy of Engineering.

Fellow: American Academy of Arts and Sciences; American Academy for the Advancement of Science; Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE); (Charter) ACM. Member: Scientific Advisory Committee for The David and Lucile Packard Foundation; John Von Neumann Medal Selection Committee for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE); School of Engineering Advisory Committee, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; National Advisory Committee on Informatics Engineering, National College of Industrial Relations (Ireland).

Associate Editor (and Editor): Journal of Computer and System Sciences.

Editor (and Member, Executive Committee): Algorithmica.

Associate Editor: Information Sciences.

Editor: International Journal of Computational Geometry and Applications.