E. Bruce Pitman is a Professor in the Department of Materials Design and Innovation. The author or co-author of more than 90 research articles, he has been a principal investigator or co-investigator on approximately $15M of research and equipment awards.
An expert in mathematical modeling, for the last two decades he has been studying uncertainty quantification – techniques for understanding uncertainty in models of physical or biological systems, and how computing can account for these uncertainties.
In addition to his research and teaching activities, Pitman served as Vice-Provost for Educational Technology from 2000-2203, and as Associate Dean for Research and Sponsored Programs in the College of Arts and Sciences from 2003-2011. He served as Dean of CAS from 2011-2016. During 2019-2021 Pitman served as Interim Director of the Institute for Computational and Data Science.