Teresa Dahlberg

Dean of Engineering and Computer Science

dahlbergTeresa Dalhberg comes to Syracuse University after serving as dean of the Albert Nerken School of Engineering and chief academic officer of The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Dahlberg also served as associate dean of the College of Computing and Informatics at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Charlotte.

At UNC Charlotte, Dahlberg attracted more than $20 million in sponsored research as principal or co-principal investigator. She established the Wireless Networking Research Lab and focused on resource management, routing and fault tolerance. Dahlberg also established the Diversity in Information Technology Institute, a center for action research, and served as Director.

Dahlberg co-founded the STARS Computing Corps, a National Science Foundation alliance for broadening participation in computing. As STARS Director, Dahlberg led creation of a service-learning program and oversaw adoption of the program by 50 colleges and universities nationwide. Dahlberg created an REU Site on Visualization, Virtual Environments, Gaming and Networking; the Pathways from Community College to Graduate School program; and PhD Fellowships programs. University-wide, Dahlberg focused on campus diversity, serving as the Provost’s faculty fellow and co-PI for an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award.

Dahlberg earned a bachelors of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. She earned a master’s degree and a doctorate in computer engineering at North Carolina State University.