Professor Jeff Magee, FREng, has accepted an extension to his appointment as Dean of the Faculty of Engineering until 30 September 2017.
Professor Magee joined Imperial as a postgraduate studying an MSc in Computing Science in 1977. He completed a PhD in Computing Science at Imperial in 1984, before joining the Department of Computing as a lecturer and became a professor in 1999.
Professor Magee’s own research interests focus on the software engineering of distributed systems and his career has included extensive collaboration and consultancy work with industry. He was elected a Fellow of the British Computer Society in 2005 and was the co-recipient of the ACM Special Interest Group on Software Engineering Outstanding Research Award for his work in Distributed Software Engineering.
He was appointed Head of the Department of Computing in 2004 and became Principal of the Faculty of Engineering, and later Dean, in 2011.