Leadership & Organization

PTI reports to IU Vice President for IT and CIO Brad Wheeler.

PTI enables researchers to carry out new scientific research and creative activity based on IU's advanced IT facilities.

PTI leadership

Executive director, Pervasive Technology Institute

Dr. Craig Stewart leads the Pervasive Technology Institute (PTI), IU's flagship initiative for advanced IT research, development, and delivery in support of research, scholarship, and artistic performances. He is particularly involved in leading cyberinfrastructure services affiliated with PTI, and its activities in economic development, training, education, and outreach.

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Center directors

Director, Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research

Von Welch is the director of Indiana University’s (CACR). He specializes in cybersecurity for distributed systems, particularly scientific collaborations and federated identity. His current roles include serving as PI and director for the , a project dedicated to helping NSF science projects with their cybersecurity needs, and CSO of the , a DHS-funded facility to foster software assurance and ...Read More »

Director, Digital Science Center

Dr. Geoffrey Fox is director of the Digital Science Center, associate dean for Research and Graduate Studies at the IU School of Informatics and Computing, and a professor of informatics and computing and physics at Indiana University. Fox currently works on applying computer science to bioinformatics, defense, earthquake and ice- sheet science, particle physics, and chemical informatics. He is pr...Read More »

Director, Science Gateways Research Center

Pierce leads distributed systems research into scalable cyberinfrastructure to support computational and data-driven science.

Manager and Principal Investigator, National Center for Genome Analysis Support

Dr. Doak manages the National Center for Genomic Analysis Support (NCGAS), aiding genomics researchers across the country in high performance computing.

Associate Vice President, Research Technologies

Matt Link is AVP for IU's Research Technologies division. He also serves as associate director for the Pervasive Technology Institute Digital Science Center and Data to Insight Center. Link has over 15 years of experience in higher education technology, including student technologies, messaging and telecommunication, Unix Systems support, and high performance computing.

Executive director, Center for Research in Extreme Scale Technologies (CREST)

Dr. Thomas Sterling is executive director of the Center for Research in Extreme Scale Technologies, and professor of informatics and computing at Indiana University. He also is an adjunct professor at the Louisiana State University Center for Computation and Technology, and CSRI Fellow at Sandia National Laboratories.