Professor Gregory Prastacos appointed Dean of the Howe School of Technology Management at Stevens Institute of Technology, USA

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Dr Gregory Prastacos Professor of Management Science at AUEB for more than 30 years, AUEB's Rector (2007-2011), Founding Director of the International MBA and of the Management Science Laboratory of the University, has been appointed Dean of the Howe School of Technology Management at Stevens Institute of Technology.

"As the market demand for professionals with technology skills increases, Dr. Prastacos brings international experience to strengthen Stevens' pivotal role as a technology-centric, global business leader at the epicenter of the corporate world. His background in strategic leadership, teaching and research, combined with his deep understanding of the importance of technology and his enthusiasm, vision and drive for excellence make him the ideal candidate to raise the profile and increase the footprint of the Howe School," said Dr. Nariman Farvardin, President of Stevens.

"Business education is at a crossroads where business leaders are expected to personally possess broad knowledge across business and technology. The Howe School is well positioned - in terms of its curriculum and programs, its history, its industry links, and its location minutes from New York City, offering countless opportunities and partnerships - to capitalize on this direction. I am thrilled to be joining Stevens Institute of Technology and look forward to continuing to recruit, prepare and inspire the next generation of business leaders," said Prof. Prastacos.

Founded in 1870, Stevens Institute of Technology, The Innovation University™, lives at the intersection of industry, academics and research. Based in Hoboken, N.J. and with a location in Washington, D.C., Stevens offers baccalaureate, master's, certificates and doctoral degrees in engineering, the sciences and management, in addition to baccalaureate degrees in business and liberal arts.

For further information, please access http://www.stevens.edu/sit and http://howe.stevens.edu.