Tanya Zlateva

Dean, Metropolitan College

Dr. Zlateva is the Interim Dean of Metropolitan College. Her research interests include computational modeling of visual perception, parallel and distributed processing, and pattern recognition. She was instrumental in developing the information security curriculum that led to Boston University’s designation as a Center for Academic Excellence by the National Security Agency.

She is an expert in online course delivery and development, and she has an accomplished research background in computer science. Zlateva is currently director for education at Boston University’s Center for Reliable Information Systems and Cyber Security (RISCS). In 2010, the RISCS team secured two $3 million grants from the National Science Foundation. The funds will support two major research projects in the field of IT: “Securing the Open Softphone” and “Towards Trustworthy Interactions in the Cloud.”