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Reeves named associate dean for graduate programs

Dr. Douglas Reeves
Dr. Reeves

Dr. Douglas Reeves, professor of computer science and electrical and computer engineering, has been named associate dean for graduate programs in the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University.

Reeves has served as an assistant dean working with graduate programs since fall 2013. Under his leadership, the College’s academic departments have recruited a record number of high-quality students, particularly at the Ph.D. level, with the highest levels of support ever from the College of Engineering and the Office of the Provost.

He served as director of graduate programs in the Department of Computer Science from May 2010 to December 2013. During that time, graduate enrollment within the department saw more than 600 students, as well as an additional 180 Ph.D. students.

Reeves and his students have published more than 100 papers in the areas of VLSI design, parallel and distributed computing, computer networking and computer and network security. At NC State, he has supervised the theses of 20 Ph.D. students and more than 20 master’s students. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, the Defense Advance Research Projects Agency, the Advanced Research Development Activity, the Army Research Office and others.  He has served as chair, program chair or program committee member of dozens of conferences.

He received a B.A. in biology from Indiana University, an M.S. in computer science/engineering from the University of Louisville and a Ph.D. in computer science from Pennsylvania State University.

Reeves joined the NC State faculty in 1987.