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Farnam Jahanian
Interim President
Professor of Computer Science
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor of Information Systems & Management

Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15213
office: Warner Hall, 6th fl.
phone:  412.268.2200
email:  f...@cmu.edu
Executive Administrator:  Kelly Elder
email: k...@andrew.cmu.edu

Awards and Activities

Professional Societies:

  • Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Computer Research Association (CRA) Distinguished Service Award, 2015.

New Enterprise Forum Entrepreneur of the Year, 2010

Edward S. Davidson Collegiate Professor of EECS, 2009

Distinguished University Innovator Award, University of Michigan, 2009

Association for Computing Machinery SIGCOMM Test of Time Award, 2008

Governor's University Award for Commercialization Excellence (U-ACE), 2005

EECS Outstanding Faculty Achievement Award, University of Michigan, 2005

Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist, 2003

Amoco Faculty Teaching Award, University of Michigan, 2000

IBM Faculty Development Award, 2000

DARPA Innovation Award, Fault-Tolerant Networking Program, 2000

College of Engineering Teaching Excellence Award, University of Michigan, 1998

The Smithsonian-ComputerWorld Innovation Awards: UARC project, 1998

IBM University Partnership Program Research Award, 1998

ACM SIGCOMM Best Student Paper Award (Craig Labovitz), 1997

EECS Department Teaching Excellence Award, University of Michigan, 1996

National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 1995

Eta Kappa Nu Honor Society EECS Professor of the Year, 1995

IEEE Service Award, 1993

IBM Research Division Award, 1992

IBM Outstanding Technical Innovation Group Award, 1992

Elected to Eta Kappa Nu, Phi Kappa Phi and Alpha Chi honor societies

More than 25 company and innovation awards granted to Arbor Networks from 2000-2010 by leading industry publications and organizations including Techworld Award for Security Product Of The Year, Information Security Product Award, and Inc 500 Award

Active Board Memberships and Advisory Committees:

  • Council on Competitiveness, Executive Committee, 2017-present
  • Dietrich Foundation, Board of Trustees, 2017-present
  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Board of Directors, 2017-present
  • Allegheny Conference on Community Development, Board of Directors, 2017-present
  • The Team Pennsylvania Foundation, Board of Directors, 2017-present
  • Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Institute, Board of Directors, 2016-present
  • Computer Science and Telecommunications Board (CSTB), National Research Council, Chair and Board Member, 2015-present
  • Computer Research Association (CRA), Board of Directors, 2015-present
  • National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT), Board of Directors, 2014-present
  • Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority (BFTDA) Board of Directors, 2016- present
  • Qatar Computing Research Institute, Scientific Advisory Committee, 2014-present
  • IEEE Fellow Selection Committee