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David Rosenblum appointed NUS computing dean

1 July 2013

Prof Rosenblum has been appointed the new Dean of NUS School of Computing
NUS has appointed Professor David S Rosenblum as the new Dean of its School of Computing effective 1 July 2013.

Currently a professor in the Department of Computer Science at the School of Computing and Director of the School’s Felicitous Computing Institute, Prof Rosenblum will take over the baton from Professor Ooi Beng Chin as the School’s sixth Dean.

Prof Ooi, who is also the Director of the Interactive Digital Media Institute at NUS, will continue his contribution as a professor in the Department of Computer Science, as well as in the areas of research and innovation.

Professor Tan Eng Chye, Deputy President (Academic Affairs) and Provost of NUS, thanked Prof Ooi for being instrumental in placing the School in a very strong position during his tenure as Dean, particularly in the areas of education, research and entrepreneurship.

Prof Tan expressed confidence that with Prof Rosenblum’s wealth of industry experience, connections and deep research strengths, NUS Computing will be brought to even greater heights.

A well-known expert in software systems engineering, Prof Rosenblum joined NUS as a Computer Science professor in 2011. Besides an illustrious career in academia, he has also worked with companies such as AT&T Bell Laboratories and PreCache Inc. His research covers a wide range of software problems, including software engineering, Internet scale software technologies and ubiquitous computing.