Professor of Computer Science
- August 2000 - Present
- Department of Computer Science
- Kent, USA
Feodor F. Dragan received the M.S. degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from Moldova State University, in 1985, and the PhD degree in Theoretical Computer Science from the Belorussian Academy of Sciences, in 1990. He was an Assistant and then an Associate Professor at the Mathematics and Computer Science Department of Moldova State University from 1988 to 1999. From 1994 to 1999, he was on leave of absence and worked in Germany as a Research Associate on a Volkswagen Foundation (VW) project and on a German Research Community (DFG) project. He was also awarded a DAAD Research Fellowship (Germany) from 1994 to 1995. During 1999 to 2000, he was a Research Associate at the Computer Science Department of University of California, Los Angeles. Since August 2000 he has been with Kent State University and he is currently a Professor of Computer Science. He held visiting positions in Germany (Technische Universitaet Berlin), in France (Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille and Universite Paris Diderot - Paris 7), in Norway (Universitetet i Bergen), and in Chile (Universidad de Chile, Santiago). He has authored more than 140 refereed scientific publications. His research interests include design and analysis of network algorithms, algorithmic graph and hypergraph theory, computational geometry, computational biology, VLSI CAD, combinatorial optimization, discrete convexity and geometry of discrete metric spaces, distance location problems and operations research, data analysis.