Dr. Harry Perros, professor in the Department of Computer Science, has been elected as a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics (IEEE) for his contributions to performance evaluation modeling of computer networks.
Perros serves as an Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor and program coordinator of the Master of Science degree in computer networks. He has done groundbreaking work in Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) and optical networks. A member of the department since 1982, he becomes the fifth faculty member honored as a fellow. Drs. Donald Bitzer, Wushow “Bill” Show, Mladen Vouk and Munindar Singh were selected in 1982, 1987, 2001 and 2008, respectively.
Perros has authored three textbooks, along with the 2002 e-book Computer Simulation Techniques – The Definitive Introduction, available for free downloading. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Athens University in Greece, a master’s in operational research with computing from Leeds University in England and a doctorate in operations research from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.