Craig A. Stewart, Ph.D.

Craig A. Stewart, Ph.D.

Executive director, Pervasive Technology Institute 

Office of the Vice President for Information Technology & CIO
Indiana University
2709 E 10th Street
Bloomington IN 47405 USA
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Career objectives

My career objective is to enable the Indiana University Pervasive Technology Institute and University Information Technology Services to deliver useful and innovative services—in support of scientific, scholarly, and artistic accomplishment; education; and economic development—to Indiana University, the State of Indiana, and the nation in ways that benefit those constituencies and the world as a whole.


Indiana University
Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 1988

Wittenberg University
B.A. in Mathematics and Biology, magna cum laude, 1981

Technical skills

I have particular expertise in bioinformatics, especially computational phylogenetics and bioinformatics applications of high performance computers. I have broad experience in Information Technology, including hands-on responsibility for support, systems administration, administrative applications, and networking. Quality assessment, business process improvement, delivery of online information, and customer service are also areas of expertise. Other technical skill areas include high performance computing architectures, online help systems, statistical and mathematical software, and Unix system administration.


Publications, tutorials, and presentations


2016Phil Andrews Memorial Best Technical Paper Award, XSEDE16
2015Phil Andrews Memorial Best Technical Paper Award, XSEDE15
2007Bandwidth Challenge Award at Supercomputing 2007 conference ( for a project using a wide area file system to support several data-intensive research projects, including analysis of amyloid proteins implicated in Alzheimer’s disease.
2007IEEE Bioinformatics and Bioengineering Excellence in Service Award
2006Bandwidth Challenge honorable mention at Supercomputing 2006 conference (
2003High Performance Computing Challenge Award, at Supercomputing 2003 conference ( Stewart led an international team that created a global grid of supercomputers spanning every continent except Antarctica to perform maximum likelihood analysis of DNA data to analyze the phylogenetic relationships of arthropods.
1981Wittenberg University; Biology major of the year, Mathematics major final exam passed with distinction.