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List of Professors

Name Years at Michigansort icon Position

Har
vey L Garner

1951 - 1970
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Professor of Computer & Communication Sciences

John H. Holland

1961 - 1988
Professor of Computer and Communication Sciences, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Joyce Friedman

1968 - 1982
Professor of Computer and Communication Sciences

Arnon S. Rosenthal

1974 - 1975
Assistant Professor of Computer and Communication Sciences

Peter J. Benson

1975 - 1981
Assistant Professor of Communications, Computer and Communication Sciences, Linguistics

Michael E. Conrad

1975
Associate Professor of Computer and Communication Sciences

Matthew M. Geller

1975 - 1976
Assistant Professor of Computer and Communication Sciences

William E. Riddle

1977
Assistant Professor of Computer and Communication Sciences

Uwe F. Pleban

1980 - 1984
Assistant Professor of Computer and Communication Science
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

Paul D. Scott

1980
Assistant Professor of Computer and Communication Sciences

Gideon Frieder

1981 - 1989
Professor of Computer and Communication Sciences, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Chair of Computer and Communication Sciences

Satish R. Thatte

1982
Assistant Professor of Computer and Communication Sciences

Jeffrey K. MacKie-Mason

1986 - 2015
Professor and Dean of School of Information
Professor of Information & Computer Science
Professor of Economics

Rick L. Riolo

1988 - 2016
Research Professor of Complex Systems