Barlaz, Vouk named Distinguished Professors
Dr. Louis-Martin Vega, dean of the College of Engineering, has recognized two faculty members as Distinguished Professors.
Dr. Morton A. Barlaz, head of the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering (CCEE), has been named a Distinguished University Professor and Dr. Mladen A. Vouk, head of the Department of Computer Science and founding director of the NC State Data Science Initiative, has been named a Distinguished Professor of Computer Science.
Barlaz has been a part of the NC State faculty for 26 years and has served as the department head for CCEE since 2010. He is internationally recognized for establishing a research program that covers several aspects of solid waste engineering and management.
Vouk, who also serves as associate vice chancellor for research development, has spent more than 30 years on the NC State faculty. He co-invented NC State’s Virtual Computing Laboratory (VCL) cloud solution and served as the founding co-director of the Computer Science Software Systems and Engineering Laboratory and of the NC State Multimedia and Networking Laboratory.