UofL Distinguished Faculty Award for Teaching Goes to Yampolskiy

June 8, 2015

University of Louisville President James R. Ramsey has notified Dr. Roman Yampolskiy that he has been chosen to receive the 2015 Distinguished Faculty Award for Teaching. President Ramsey and Provost Neville Pinto will host a Celebration of Faculty Excellence in September to honor the faculty's commitment to teaching; service; and scholarship, research and creative activity.

Award winners receive a medallion and a check for $1,000. They will be featured on campus banners later this year.

Dr. Yampolskiy is an Associate Professor of Computer Engineering and Computer Science at the J.B. Speed School of Engineering. He holds a Ph.D. degree from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University at Buffalo. There he was a recipient of a four-year NSF (National Science Foundation) IGERT (Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship) fellowship. Before beginning his doctoral studies, he received a BS/MS (High Honors) combined degree in Computer Science from Rochester Institute of Technology. He held a position of an Affiliate Academic at the Center for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University of London, College of London. In 2008 he accepted an assistant professor position at the Speed School of Engineering, University of Louisville, KY.

At UofL, his teaching interests include: C/C++, Artificial Intelligence, Forensics, and Project Design.

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