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Haym Hirsh Named New CIS Dean

Haym Hirsh has been appointed the new dean of Computing and Information Science, to succeed Dan Huttenlocher, who has moved into his position as vice provost and founding dean of the Cornell NYC Tech campus. Hirsh is currently the chair of Rutgers University's computer science department and he has served as the director of the Division of Information and Intelligent Systems at the National Science Foundation. He received a BS in Math and Computer Science from UCLA and MS and PhD degrees in Computer Science from Stanford. Hirsh's research has focused on machine learning, data mining, information retrieval, and artificial intelligence. 

We look forward to welcoming Haym Hirsh to Cornell and to the Faculty of Computing and Information Science.

For more information, see the Cornell Daily Sun article.