NJIT Service Highlights

Professor Sotirios G. Ziavras


·         Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Dean of the Graduate Faculty (since July 2017).

·         Associate Provost for Graduate Studies (since 2014) and Dean of the Graduate Faculty (since Fall 2015).

·         Acting Administrator for Graduate Studies and then Interim Associate Provost for Graduate Studies, 2012-2014.

·         Member; ECE Faculty Search Committees (2011-2014). Chair of the Subcommittees in the Computer Architecture and Systems Area.

·         Co-Chair of a Committee that contributed to “2020 Vision: The NJIT Strategic Plan Initiative (2015-2020)”.

·         Member; Committee 2 (“Ensuring Efficiency, Equity, and Fairness in Workload Assignment to Improve Academic Quality”) for the Creation of the 2013-2015 NJIT Academic Plan, Spring 2013.

·         Coordinator; Computer Architecture and Systems ECE Graduate Focus Area (2000-2001; 2008-2014).

·         Associate Chair for Graduate Studies (supervision of all ECE Graduate Programs; Advisor for PhDEE, PhDCoE), ECE Dept. (2007-2008).

·         Associate Chair for Graduate Studies (supervision of all ECE Graduate Programs; Advisor for PhDEE, PhDCoE, and MSCoE),  ECE Dept. (2001-2004).

·         Chair; NJIT Faculty Council (2001-2002).

·         Vice Chair; NJIT Faculty Council (2000-2001; elected).

·         Member; NCE Committee for the Priority “Graduate Research and Doctoral Studies,” 2010 (part of the 25-year NCE Strategic Plan).

·         Member; NJIT Strategic Planning Subcommittee on “The Laboratory for Thematic Areas,” October 2009.

·         Chair; Ying Wu Endowed Chair Faculty Search Committee, ECE (2007-2008).

·         Chair; ECE Faculty Search Committee (2002-2003; 2003-2004; 2007-2008).

·         Chair; ECE Graduate Affairs Committee (2001-2004; 2007-2008).

·         Member; Institute Graduate Affairs Committee (2001-2004; 2007-2008).

·         Member; ECE Promotion & Tenure Committee (2001-present).

·         Member; NJIT Faculty Council (1999-2002; elected).

·         Graduate Advisor; M.S. in Computer Engineering Program (2000-2004).

·         Director; M.S. in Internet Engineering Program (Fall 2000-Summer 2001).

·         Member; Recruiting Committee for the first Dean of the new College of Computing Sciences (Spring 2001).

·         Chair; Subcommittee that created the CoE Advanced Computer   Systems undergraduate track (1993-1994).

·         Chair; Subcommittee that created the Machine Vision Systems graduate subarea for the M.S.CoE. (1993-1994).

·         Member; Recruiting Committee for the CIS Sponsored Chair (1998-1999).

·         Chair; ECE Awards Committee (2001-2004; 2006-2007).

·         Formed the student branch chapter of the IEEE Computer Society (1994); its Advisor from 1994 to 3/1998.

·         Organized the Computer Area colloquia in the ECE Department (Spring 1993-Fall 1994).

·         Chair; CoE Senior Projects Review Committee (Spring 1994-Fall 1996).

·         Member; CoE and ECE Faculty Recruiting Committee (1995-2004).

·         Co-Chair; Committee for the revision of the undergraduate CoE curriculum (1996).

·         Member; Institute Committee on Student Appeals (1993-1996).

·         Member; Institute Committee on Academic Standing (1993-1996).

·         Member; Institute Committee on Academic Computing (1996-1999).

·         Member; Institute Faculty Library Focus Group (1997-1998).

·         Member; Newark College of Engineering Scholarship Committee (1994-1995).

·         Member; ECE Committee on Committees (1995-1997, elected).

·         Member; ECE Chairperson Search Committee (1992-1993, elected).

·         Member; ECE Chairperson Search Committee (1999-2000, elected).

·         Member; ECE Research Committee (1996).

·         Member; ECE Doctoral and Graduate Affairs Committee (1994-2001).

·         Member; ECE Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (1995-1996).

·         Member; ECE Committee on Graduate Financial Aid (1995-1996).

·         Member; CoE ABET Accreditation Committee (1990-1995).

·         Member; CoE Undergraduate Committee (1990-2000).

·         Member; ECE Ad Hoc Committee on the ``School of Computing'' (Fall 1995, elected).

·         CoE Consulting Participant; Ad Hoc Committee on the revision of the EE curriculum (1995).

·         Course Supervisor: many courses.

·         Member; Subcommittee for bridge courses in the M.S.CoE. program (1993-1994).

·         Member; Committee that developed the M.S. in Telecommunications program (1996).

·         Member; Committee to determine ``common'' CoE/EE and CIS graduate courses (1996-1997).