B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences
Andrew Sears was named dean of the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences in 2011. He formerly served as the Constellation Professor of Information Technology and Engineering, professor and chair of information systems, and director of the Interactive Systems Research Center at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. A native of Newton, Mass., Sears earned a B.S. in computer science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Ph.D. in computer science, with an emphasis on human-computer interaction, from the University of Maryland, College Park. He joined University of Maryland, Baltimore County, as an associate professor of information systems in 1999.