University at Albany


Peter A. Bloniarz Peter A. Bloniarz
Dean of the College of Computing and Information

Office:      Draper Hall, Room 113
Office Hours:      By appointment only
Phone: (518)  956-8240
Email: p.bloniarz@albany.edu

 

Peter Bloniarz is Dean of the College of Computing and Information at the University at Albany/State University of New York. Dean Bloniarz serves as the chief administrative and academic officer of the College, which hosts a variety of academic and research programs related to computing and information. In addition to traditional computer science and an information science program that is accredited by the American Library Association, the College is home to an innovative Informatics Department that partners with other units on campus to offer interdisciplinary programs related to computing and information. The College is affiliated with a number of nationally-recognized research centers at the University.

Prior to becoming dean, Bloniarz was the Interim Vice President for Research. He was one of the founders and research director of the University’s award-winning Center for Technology in Government. An advocate for quality teaching at research universities, he received the SUNY Chancellor’s Medallion for Excellence in Teaching and served as interim director of the university’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. He joined the computer science department at UAlbany in 1977 after receiving his doctorate from M.I.T.  He is one of the University’s Collins Fellows.