Henry G. Dietz, who has a
doctorate in electrical engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of New York, will fill
the James F. Hardymon Endowed Chair ;in Networking.
25, 2000 (Lexington, Ky.) The
University of Kentucky Board of Trustees today appointed Henry G. Dietz as the James F.
Hardymon Endowed Chair in Networking. The chair was established with matching funds from
the Research Challenge Trust Fund.
who has a doctorate in electrical engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of New York,
has been on the faculty of the Purdue University School of Electrical and Computer
Engineering in West Lafayette, Ind., since 1986. During that time, he served as chairman
of the computer engineering area and was a visiting professor at Washington University in
St. Louis. He served last year as director of the schools Parallel Processing
Laboratory, which develops and maintains the universitys most powerful
and his wife, Sabire Ozcan, have simultaneously joined the UK faculty. Ozcan, who had been
teaching at Washington University, is now a biochemistry professor at the UK College of