Indian-American professor Dr. Kinshuk, who goes by a single name and who possesses a diverse set of academic expertise in the field of science and technology, has been named the Dean of the University of North Texas College of Information in the US. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from University of Rajasthan, a masters in mechanical computer aided engineering from Strathclyde University in Scotland, and a doctoral degree from England. Before taking the charge as the Dean, he has served as an associate dean at Athabasca University in Alberta, Canada, where he helped lead the Faculty of Science and Technology. Prior to this, he has served as a director in the School of Computing and Information Systems. Kinshuk also served as Industrial Research Chair in Adaptivity and Personalisation in Informatics for the National Science and Engineering Council of Canada. Finley Graves, Provost and Vice President for academic affairs at UNT, states that: “Dr Kinshuk brings with him great leadership and research experience. We look forward to his working with our faculty to articulate a clear vision for the future of the College of Information.” Kinshuk will start his new position from August 15. “I’m really looking forward to joining such a progressive university and my esteemed new colleagues. I know the College of Information has high expectations and I hope to meet them and raise those even more,” says Kinshuk.