Dana Randall becomes Co-Executive Director of Institute for Data Engineering and Science, Eric Vigoda takes over as Director of ARC

The new Institute for Data Engineering and Science (IDEaS) will be jointly led by Co-Executive Directors Srinivas Aluru and Dana Randall. IDEaS includes researchers and faculty that span all six colleges, creating critical interdisciplinary research opportunities, and positioning Georgia Tech at the forefront of big data solutions.

Eric Vigoda was named as the new director of the Algorithms and Randomness Center (ARC), taking over from Dana Randall. "It is a great honor to accept this new role and increase my involvement with the center," said Vigoda. "I look forward to building on the success of previous ARC directors -- Professors Dana Randall, Prasad Tetali, and Santosh Vempala."