New Dean of Science

06 February 2014

Professor John Hosking is appointed Dean of Science.

Professor Hosking will be known to many in the Faculty and the wider University. A BSc and PhD graduate of this University, he has had a distinguished career as an academic in Computer Science. He was the recipient of a National Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award in 2008 and President of the Ako Aoteoroa Academy of Tertiary Teaching Excellence from 2010 to 2011. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand in 2010.

John has held a number of senior positions in the University of Auckland including as Head of the Department of Computer Science and Director of the Centre for Software Innovation. Since 2012 he has been the Dean and Director of the College of Engineering and Computer Science at the Australian National University.

John will take up the position as Dean of Science on 9 June. In the interim, Associate Professor Greg Anson will continue as Acting Dean.