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Mandell Bellmore Professorship in Computer Science

BellmoreCarolMannyMANDELL BELLMORE earned his doctoral degree in operations research from The Johns Hopkins University in 1965, and immediately after, joined the faculty in the Department of Operations Research. Prior to joining the faculty, he was a member of the technical staff of the MITRE Corporation, where he served as a consultant to the joint chiefs of staff.

Throughout his time at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Bellmore mentored many students, including John Malone. As Dr. Malone’s thesis advisor, Dr. Bellmore supported and guided him, leaving an impression on Dr. Malone that would last for years to come.

After seven years on the faculty at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Bellmore became director of research and development at Block, McGibony and Associates and became the firm’s president in 1973. The company provides administrative and general management consulting services. Under Dr. Bellmore’s leadership, the firm became one of the first to apply statistics to clinical quality improvement in hospitals. After serving as president for over 30 years, Dr. Bellmore retired and founded Bellmore & Associates, a private consulting firm, where he has been a principal since 2009.

Throughout Dr. Bellmore’s career, he has served on numerous task forces and committees including the President’s Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice’s Science and Technology Task Force and the United States Department of Defense’s Project ACORN. Additionally, he was an ad hoc advisor to the secretary of health and mental hygiene for the State of Maryland and the Baltimore County Police Department, in addition to being a board member and trustee of the Jemicy School in Owings Mills, Maryland and Southeastern University in Washington, DC.

Dr. Bellmore lives in Pikesville, Maryland with his wife, Carol. They have two children and four grandchildren.

John C. Malone Professorship

MaloneJohnJOHN C. MALONE, Ph.D., earned a Master of Science degree in industrial management from The Johns Hopkins University in 1964, followed by a doctorate in operations research five years later, both from the School of Engineering. He received his undergraduate degree from Yale University in 1963.

Widely recognized as a pioneer in communications and media, Dr. Malone is chairman of Liberty Media Corporation and Liberty Global Inc. The interests of Liberty Media include QVC, the Atlanta Braves, and Sirius XM Radio Inc. Liberty Global provides broadband distribution services and video programming services to subscribers in Europe, Latin America, and Australia. Dr. Malone is chairman emeritus of CableLabs and a member of the boards of Ascent Media, the Cato Institute, Discovery Communications, Expedia Inc., and Live Nation Entertainment. He was chief executive officer of Tele-Communications Inc. from 1973 to 1999, when TCI merged with AT&T.

In 2010, Dr. Malone donated $30 million to the G.W.C. Whiting School of Engineering for the construction of Malone Hall, an important interdisciplinary research facility on the Homewood campus.

This professorship is awarded to an outstanding member of the Whiting School’s faculty whose work crosses the borders of multiple disciplines.