Dr. Yiming Ji named Chair, Department of IT
On July 1, Dr. Yiming Ji will join the College as Chair and Professor of Information Technology. Dr. Ji earned his B.S. and M.S. in Aerodynamics from Nanjing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics, his M.S. in Computer Science from Southern Poly (Kennesaw State), and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Auburn. He is currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Science at the University of South Carolina Beaufort.
Dr. Ji has an excellent record of externally funded research, primarily from NSF. In addition, he established the B.S. program in Computational Science at USCB in 2010, and more recently a M.S. program in Computational Science and B.S. program in Information Science and Technology. His experience and vision will benefit the department, our industry partners and the community.