Tom Conte is the current Associate Dean for Research for the College of Computing. He holds a joint appointment in the Schools of Computer Science and Electrical & Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Conte is the past (founding) director of the Center for Research into Novel Computing Hierarchies. His research is in the areas of computer architecture and compiler optimization, with emphasis on novel and post-Moore ways to compute.
Dr. Conte was the 2015 President of the IEEE Computer Society, and also a fellow of the IEEE. In 2012, he has co-founded the IEEE Rebooting Computing Initiative.