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Hebert, Kraut Named University Professors

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Robert Kraut and Martial Hebert are among three faculty members recently elevated to the rank of University Professor.

The dean of the School of Computer Science and a founding member of the school's Human-Computer Interaction Institute recently received the highest distinction available to faculty at Carnegie Mellon University.

Martial Hebert, dean of the School of Computer Science (SCS) and a professor in the Robotics Institute, and Robert Kraut, the Herbert A. Simon Professor Emeritus of Human-Computer Interaction in SCS and Tepper School of Business were among the three faculty members elevated to the rank of University Professor. John Hooker, a professor of operations research at Tepper and the T. Jerome Holleran Professor of Business Ethics and Social Responsibility at CMU, was the third faculty member.

"Carnegie Mellon's world-class faculty are at the heart of our mission to provide exceptional educational experiences for our teaching and learning community. We are proud to honor our new University Professors with this distinction, which exemplifies their contributions to education and their exceptional achievements," said Provost and Chief Academic Officer James H. Garrett, Jr.

University Professors are distinguished by international recognition and for their contributions to education, artistic creativity and/or research. Each exemplifies this high level of achievement and commitment to the university and the broader academic communities.

Read more about Hebert, Kraut and Hooker on the CMU News website.