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Kleanthis Psarris has an impressive record of research, scholarship and administrative accomplishments. During the past two decades, he has delivered more than 40 presentations, published 70 articles, and secured more than $8 million in grant funding for research and infrastructure, including multiple awards from the National Science Foundation.
In the 10 years he served as the chairman of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas at San Antonio, he grew the faculty, substantially increased external research funding, improved enrollment and retention, increased diversity among the faculty and student body, established strong ties with business and industry partners, expanded and renewed facilities and equipment, and raised funds to support departmental priorities.
Psarris earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics from the National University of Athens in Greece and an M.S. in computer science, an M.Eng. in electrical engineering, and a Ph.D. in computer science from the Stevens Institute of Technology. In addition to receiving grants from the National Science Foundation, he has secured funding for his work from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.