Dean, Faculty of Information
Professor Javed Mostafa was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Information beginning September 1, 2023. Professor Mostafa comes to U of T from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), where he served as a Professor and the leader of an interdisciplinary informatics training program called the Carolina Health Informatics Program (CHIP) that oversaw collaboration among seven UNC academic units.
Professor Mostafa’s work focuses on multimedia information retrieval, personalization, and user modeling as well as cyberinfrastructure for research and learning. He began his teaching career at Indiana University-Bloomington in 2000, where he also served as an Associate Dean of Research and Associate Dean of Academics. He joined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2007, where he was twice named as the Frances McColl Distinguished Term Professor and was jointly appointed at the School of Information and Library Science (iSchool) and the Biomedical Research Imaging Center (School of Medicine).
Professor Mostafa completed his PhD from the University of Texas at Austin in 1994.