Professors Redmiles, Dourish appointed Associate Deans

February 28, 2017

ICS Dean Marios Papaefthymiou has announced the appointment of two new associate deans in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences, effective February 1.

Professor David Redmiles has agreed to serve as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. In this role, he will provide leadership and oversight for academic personnel matters, including faculty recruitment, advancement, promotion, mentoring and development.  Redmiles has extensive experience with academic personnel administration. From 2004 to 2011, he chaired the Department of Informatics during a period of great expansion of the faculty, facilities and degree programs. From 2013 to 2016, he served on the Council on Academic Personnel, chairing that committee in the last year of his term.

Professor Paul Dourish has agreed to serve as Associate Dean for Research. In this position, he will foster and oversee research development initiatives, identifying funding opportunities, strengthening relations with foundations, promoting industry partnerships, and stimulating large-scale research projects. Dourish has invaluable experience with center-scale efforts and industry engagement.  From 2012 to 2014, he served as Co-Director of the Intel Science and Technology Center on social computing at UC Irvine.  Moreover, from 2004 to 2006, he served as Associate Director of the Irvine Division of Calit2.