Naphtali Rishe, Ph.D.
Professor & Director of HPDRC
Dr. Naphtali Rishe (email@example.com), The inaugural Outstanding University Professor and Eminent Chair Professor of Computer Science, is the author of three books, editor of five books, inventor of five U.S. patents, author of 300 papers in journals and proceedings, awardee of $55 million in research grants by government and industry, including NASA, NSF, IBM, DoI, USGS, and architect of major industrial software projects. He is Director of the NSF Center for Research Excellence in Science and Technology at FIU [http://crest.fiu.edu] and of the NSF International FIU-FAU-Dubna Industry-University Cooperative Research Center for Advanced Knowledge Enablement [http://cake.fiu.edu]. Dr. Rishe is the inaugural FIU Outstanding University Professor. Rishe's TerraFly project has been extensively covered by worldwide press, including the New York Times, USA Today, NPR, Science and Nature journals, and FOX TV News.