April 12, 2017
Former ECE faculty member Rob A. Rutenbar has recently been named Senior Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Pittsburgh. After working for 25 years with CMU ECE and founding two CMU-based startups, Neolinear, Inc. and Voci Technologies, Rutenbar left CMU in 2010 to serve as a professor and head of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. “His administrative, entrepreneurial and research experiences align well with our vision for a leader who drives excellence and will serve as a champion for the University of Pittsburgh,” says Patricia E. Beeson, Pitt Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor. Read more.