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Assoc. Prof. Fred Martin has accepted an offer to serve as Associate Dean for the College of Sciences, working with Dean Robert Tamarin.

Prof. Martin will be responsible particularly for initiatives relating to undergraduate education.

Prof. Martin will serve in a part-time capacity, and will continue to teach, advise students, and conduct research in the Department.

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Assoc. Prof. Fred Martin

Prof. Haim Levkowitz has been selected to serve the College of Sciences as academic advisor for students who have not yet declared a major.

Prof. Levkowitz will conduct the 91.112 Seminar for Undeclared Majors in the fall semester.

Students may reach Prof. Levkowitz at haim@cs.uml.edu.

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Assoc. Prof. Haim Levkowitz.
Beginning July 1, several Computer Science faculty are serving new roles in the department:

  • Prof. Holly Yanco will serve as Associate Chair, along side of Prof. Jed Wang, who has returned from his sabbatical.
  • Prof. Cindy Chen will serve as Graduate Coordinator. Students may reach her in this capacity using the email address gcoord@cs.uml.edu.
  • Prof. Byung Kim will serve as Undergraduate Coordinator. Students may reach him at kim@cs.uml.edu.
The Department very much appreciates their generosity in serving in these important roles.

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(L-R): Prof’s. Holly Yanco, Cindy Chen, and Byung Kim.
Associate Professor James Canning has accepted an offer to become Director of the Honors Program at UMass Lowell.

Prof. Canning, who has been teaching the Computer Science department's first-year course sequence for many years running, was selected by the Provost's office because of his passionate commitment to teaching excellence and student success.

Canning will be responsible for overseeing the Honors Program, which spans all departments and colleges, including the Sciences, Engineering, and Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

“The UMass Lowell Honors Program has grown tremendously over the past 15 years. I
am thrilled to be part of its future,” remarked Canning.“There are over 400 students in the program and I look forward to getting to know them.”


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Assoc. Prof. James Canning

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