Wilkins Succeeds Cunningham as Department Chair
Professor H. Conrad Cunningham stepped aside from the Department Chair position on 30 June, 2015 afer serving in that role since May 2001. Dr. Cunningham joined the faculty as Assistant Professor in 1989 after completing a doctorate in computer scence at Washington University in St. Louis. In the coming years, he will focus his efforts on his research and teaching.
Professor Dawn E. Wilkins assumed the position of Department Chair on 1 July, 2015. Dr. Wilkins joined the faculty as Assistant Professor in 1995 after completing a doctorate in computer science from Vanderbilt University. The School of Engineering gave her its Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year Award in 2014, its Teaching Award in 2012, and its Service Award in 2008. She had previously served the Department as both Undergraduate Program Coordinator and Graduate Program Coordinator.