ORG National Science Foundation, CISE Title BIO PETER A. FREEMAN was founding Dean of the College of Computing at Georgia Tech in 1990. Since May 2002, he has been on leave to be an Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation, heading the Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Directorate. As an Assistant Director he is part of the senior management team that helps formulate national science policy and that operates the NSF. As AD/CISE, he oversees a staff of approximately 90 and a funding budget of approximately $500M/year. Dr. Freeman received his Ph.D. in computer science from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1970.