David Russomanno, Ph.D., was presented with an IUPUI Chancellor’s Medallion by Interim Chancellor Andrew R. Klein on June 7, 2023.
Dean Russomanno joined the IUPUI faculty in 2010 as dean of the School of Engineering and Technology, which he led until 2023. A tenured professor of electrical and computer engineering, Dean Russomanno also served on the graduate faculty and as an adjunct professor in the Indiana University Luddy School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering.
During his tenure as dean, Russomanno oversaw four research centers of excellence and seven academic departments with 21 undergraduate and 13 graduate degree programs. He led the development and implementation of two five-year strategic plans for the school, establishing it as one of America’s premier urban schools of engineering and technology. Under Russomanno’s leadership, the school saw an increase in enrollment, developed strategic international partnerships, and strengthened its connections to community and corporate partners through research collaborations and internship opportunities for students.
In 2019, he was honored with an Indiana University Bicentennial Medal for his role in broadening the reach of IU around the state, nation and world.
Dean Russomanno’s research expertise is in intelligent sensors and supporting software infrastructure, knowledge representation and inference, including Sematic Web applications, data and knowledge visualization, software engineering, logic programming applications, and geographic information systems (GIS). He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering and a master of engineering in electrical and computer engineering, both from the University of South Carolina. He earned a bachelor of electrical engineering from Auburn University.