Centers

PTI is made up of seven affiliated centers and the Office of the Executive Director

Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research (CACR)

Leads the creation of IT security policy, security tools, and secure applications in critical areas of cyberinfrastructure, including health. Services offered to the IU community include information, education, and lectures related to cybersecurity, as well as consulting related to regulatory compliance in handling protected health information. 

CACR is affliated with PTI, the IU Maurer School of Law, OVPIT, and UITS.

Data to Insight Center (D2I)

Focuses on the life cycle of digital data while furthering tools for discovering and gaining insight from the vast quantities of data now produced in digital form.

D2I is affiliated with the IU School of Informatics and Computing, OVPIT, and UITS and UITS, and works closely with the IU Libraries.

Digital Science Center (DSC)

Advances cloud computing and network science, with a focus on developing human-centered interfaces to cyberinfrastructure.

DSC is a research center of the IU School of Informatics and Computing and OVPIT.

National Center for Genome Analysis Support (NCGAS)

Provides bioinformatics software services and support for genomics analysis. Services offered to the IU community include bioinformatics consulting and management of bioinformatics software on IU computing systems. 

NCGAS is affiliated with PTI, the School of Informatics and Computing, OVPIT and UITS, and the IU Bloomington College of Arts and Sciences.

Science Gateways Research Center (SGRC)

Enables novice and power users alike to access scientific applications, tools, and services via easy-to-use, secure, web-based portals that enable users to replay and expand analyses and simulations interactively. Services offered to the IU community include custom creation of Science Gateways, enhancing the utility of IU-created software. These custom gateways are done under contract and are not a baseline service. 

SGRC is affiliated with PTI and the UITS Research Technologies (RT) division.

UITS Research Technologies (RT)

Develops, delivers, and supports cyberinfrastructure for IU and for scholars, educators, clinicians, engineers, and artists throughout the United States.

UITS Research Technologies (RT) is affiliated with PTI and OVPIT, and is a division of UITS.

Office of the Executive Director

The Office of the Executive Director works to ensure that each PTI-affiliated center is successful in its mission, aids IU, and advances IU’s accomplishments in research, education, and engagement. The PTI Executive Director

  • manages central supporting activities, such as grant proposal preparation and outreach activities;
  • leads several projects, including PTI’s involvement in a multi-million dollar grant award to support the national research cyberinfrastructure network known as XSEDE;
  • conducts research and development related to cloud technologies; and
  • investigates return on investment in cyberinfrastructure.
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