Johns Hopkins' Gregory D. Hager selected to head NSF Computer and Information Science and Engineering Directorate

March 15, 2024

Gregory D. Hager, a professor in the Department of Computer Science at the Whiting School of Engineering at Johns Hopkins University and the founding director of the Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare, has been selected by the National Science Foundation to head its Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) beginning Monday, June 3. With an annual budget of over $1 billion, the directorate advances research, innovation, and education in the computer science, information science, and computer engineering fields in the United States. "Leadership across the whole spectrum of computer science and engineering is essential to our nation's future competitiveness, economic growth and success. "I'm thrilled to have this opportunity to help shape the future of computing research," Hager says. Hager, who will remain on the Whiting School faculty while he works at the NSF on an Intergovernmental Personnel Act assignment, also holds joint appointments in the departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.

The source of this news is from Johns Hopkins University