Introducing the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Welcome to the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Engineering can be described as “Science in Service to Society.” The College of Engineering and Applied Sciences is educating the next generation of innovators who will address problems of importance to society and build the national wealth. Starting from an existing core of strength in computational and information sciences and engineering, and identifying particular societal needs and opportunities in conjunction with colleagues across the university, the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences produces graduates prepared for successful careers in industry, government, academia, and research.
Schuyler Building: Future Home of CEAS
This century-old former public school building on the corner of UAlbany’s downtown campus is to be transformed into cutting-edge classrooms, laboratories, and maker-spaces as well as house spaces for public gatherings. See pictures and read what the media said about the recent press conference announcing government and community support for renovating Schuyler. Watch a video of highlights from the press conference. Stay tuned to this site for additional updates.
Kim L. Boyer Named Dean of College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Professor Kim L. Boyer is dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Dr. Boyer also serves as chair of the Department of Computer Engineering until a national search secures a permanent chair.
Previously, Dr. Boyer served as the department head of the Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering Department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for seven years. For 22 years prior to that, he was on the faculty of The Ohio State University. He is Past President of the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR) and is a Fellow of both IAPR and IEEE. He spent 2006-07 as a Jefferson Science Fellow at the US Department of State where he served as Senior Science Advisor to the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University in 1986, and also received Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from Purdue. He has industrial experience at Bell Laboratories and Comsat Laboratories, and has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Bern, Switzerland, and a Visiting Scholar at the Federal University of Parana, Brazil and the University of Chile.
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