Bojan Cukic

Dean and Professor
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Dr. Bojan Cukic is a Professor and Dean in the College of Computing and Informatics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  He previously served as Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Student Success as well as the Chair of the Department of Computer Science and the Interim Executive Director of the UNC Charlotte Data Science Initiative.  Dr. Cukic’s research interests include information assurance and biometrics, software engineering with emphasis on verification and validation, and resilient computing.  He received MS and PhD degrees in Computer Science from the University of Houston, and holds an honorary doctorate from the University of Rijeka, Croatia.

Dr. Cukic received a National Science Foundation Career award. His research was recognized with the Tycho Brahe award from NASA Office of Safety and Mission Assurance. He often collaborates with industry and has served as the director of the Center for Identification Technology Research (CITeR), an NSF Industry University Cooperative Research Center.  He co-founded a startup, NexID Biometrics Inc., subsequently acquired by Precise Biometrics. 

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