Ron Vetter is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and co-founder of the technology company Mobile Education LLC. His research interests include mobile computing and wireless networking, parallel and distributed systems, and web-based distance education. His activities have been supported by the USWEST Foundation, NSF, USDA, NASA, and others.
Vetter received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in computer science from North Dakota State University and his PhD in computer science from the University of Minnesota. He has published more than 100 journal, conference, and technical papers. He has served as the PI or Co-PI on grants and contracts exceeding $5 million dollars.
Dr. Vetter served on the editorial advisory board of Communications of the ACM, the flagship publication of the ACM, from 1996-2008, and is an ACM Distinguished Lecturer. He was selected as the 2001-2002 ACM Outstanding Lecturer of the Year.
Vetter is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Computer, the flagship member publication of the IEEE Computer Society and an associate editor for Computing Now. He has served on numerous committees for the Computer Society.
UNCW Research Magazine Article (.pdf) - Fall 2006
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