Peter Bloniarz

Internationally recognized IT expert a pioneer in e-governance research, information and library sciences

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Peter Bloniarz

Associate Professor
College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Department: Office of the Provost

Informatics; information technology; information science; e-governance

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Peter Bloniarz is currently the Executive Director and Senior Policy Advisor to the Governor Andrew Cuomo's Cyber Security Advisory Board, and an associate professor of computer science at UAlbany.

In recognition of his campus-wide role in coordinating IT programs, Dean Bloniarz also holds the title of Associate Provost for Informatics. Prior to becoming dean and associate provost, he 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.

Bloniarz is also on the faculty of UAlbany's Institute for Financial Market Regulation