Dr. Russell Clark, a senior research scientist in Georgia Tech's School of Computer Science, engages hundreds of students each semester in mobile development, networking and network development classes. Clark emphasizes innovation, entrepreneurship, and industry involvement in student projects and apps. He is the associate director of the Georgia Tech Research Network Operations Center, which encourages research efforts across campus, and principal leader of the Convergence Innovation Competition, which pairs students and industry sponsors on novel projects. Clark is active in the startup community, including roles with the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps program and Empire Technologies during its acquisition by Concord Communications.
Dr. Clark received the B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science from Vanderbilt University in 1987. He received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Information and Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1992 and 1995.