Stan Sclaroff

Dean of Arts & Sciences


Stan Sclaroff is the Dean of Arts & Sciences at Boston University. He joined the Arts & Sciences faculty in 1995. He has served as the Chair of the Department of Computer Science (2007–2013), Associate Dean of the Faculty for Mathematical & Computational Sciences (2015–2018), and Interim Dean of Arts & Sciences (2018-2019).  He was appointed Dean of Arts & Sciences in 2019.

He holds a faculty appointment in the Department of Computer Science in the College of Arts & Sciences, and an affiliated faculty appointment in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering. A globally respected scholar in the areas of machine learning and artificial intelligence, he is an elected Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the International Association for Pattern Recognition. He received his B.S. from Tufts University with majors in Computer Science and English, and he received his S.M. and Ph.D. from the MIT Media Lab.