Professor Named Tech Titan Finalist

Ram DantuRam Dantu, professor of computer engineering and director of the UNT Center for Information and Computer Security, was a finalist for a 2017 Tech Titans award. He was named in the Technology Inventor category that recognizes people or groups responsible for creating breakthrough ideas, processes or products that have advanced their discipline as a whole.

Dantu has 25 patents and nine more pending. Innovative technologies he is developing include cellphone and smartwatch software that will enable bystanders to properly perform chest compressions on heart attack victims.