School of Computing professor Charles Hansen has been appointed as a Distinguished Professor of Computing at the University of Utah. The title of Distinguished Professor is a rare and prestigious honor granted by the University of Utah to faculty who meet the highest standards of scholarship, international stature, and dedication to teaching and service.
“Professor Hansen has had an enormous impact on the field of scientific visualization. The images produced from the technology and software he has created are stunning and influential, and the field has regularly recognized him for these contributions. This honor of Distinguished Professor is well deserved,” said Ross Whitaker, Director of the School of Computing.
Professor Hansen will be recognized for this honor during the College of Engineering Convocation on May 3rd.