Deborah Silver
Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Executive Director, Professional Science Master’s Program

Dr. Silver is Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the founding Executive Director of the Professional Science Master’s Program on all three Rutgers campuses - Newark, New Brunswick & Camden. This program offers the Master of Business & Science (MBS) degree, which combines a science master’s program with courses in business. She built the program to include all areas of science and technology. From 2008-2010, she served as Associate Dean of Continuing and Professional Education for the School of Engineering. Her area of research is Data Visualization. She has taught courses in Computer Graphics, Visualization, Data Structures, Programming Methodologies, Information Technology, Software Engineering, and Robotics. She has authored numerous publications in visualization and has received funding from the National Science Foundation, NASA, the Department of Energy, the US Air Force, Department of Education, and Department of Labor. Prof. Silver has served as co-chair of papers sessions and program co-chair of the yearly IEEE Visualization conference, a member of the program committee, and the IEEE Scientific Visualization Steering Committee (2016-present). She has also served as Vice Chair of Operations for the IEEE Technical Committee on Computer Graphics (1993-2000), a member of editorial committee of the IEEE Transaction on Visualization and Computer Graphics (1995-2000), the Vice President of the Board of Directors of the National Professional Science Master’s Association (NPSMA, 2013-2017), and is currently board member of the PSM National Office (the affiliation organization for PSM programs).

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