Chris Dovolis

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Chris Dovolis

Teaching Professor, Distinguished University Teaching Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering


Lind Hall
Room 318
207 Church Street Se
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Professional Background

Chris Dovolis joined the Department of Computer Science & Engineering in 1982 as a lecturer and now serves as a teaching specialist. He received his Master’s (1982) in computer science from the University of Minnesota. Dovolis served as an advisor for the department’s upper division from 2005-17 and served on the Academy of Distinguished Teachers Task Force on Learning Spaces in 2018, among many others. He earned the Outstanding Mentor Award in 2000 and the Morse-Alumni Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education in 2013.

Research Interests

My interests are in the areas of programming languages, discrete event simulation, and high performance computing.