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Computing Faculty Among Those Earning 2023 Regents' Appointments

Well-known data science and high-performance computing researcher Srinivas Aluru has been appointed Regents' Professor by the University System of Georgia (USG) Board of Regents. He is among 12 first-time Georgia Tech appointments to Regents' distinctions for 2023.

During its August meeting, the Board of Regents (BOR) also affirmed the renewal of longtime faculty member Ellen Zegura as Regents' Professor.

Georgia Tech Regents' Professors Srinivas Aluru and Ellen Zegura

Aluru has been at Georgia Tech since 2013. He is a Regents' Professor in the School of Computational Science and Engineering (CSE). He is the Executive Director of Georgia Tech's Institute for Data Engineering and Science (IDEaS). He also co-leads the National Science Foundation's South Big Data Regional Innovation Hub. Aluru was inducted into the 2020 Class of Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Fellows.

Zegura is the Stephen Fleming Chair in the College of Computing and Regents' Professor in the School of Computer Science. She joined the College of Computing faculty ranks in 1993 and has become a leading expert in computer networking and computing for development. Zegura has served as interim dean of the College of Computing and helped establish the Computing for Good initiative. She received Georgia Tech's Class of 1934 Distinguished Professor Award earlier this year.

The Georgia Tech News Center features a complete list of those receiving 2023 Regents' distinctions.