Spring 2009 Internet2 Member Meeting

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Brett Bobley

ORG National Endowment for the Humanities Title BIO Brett Bobley serves as the Chief Information Officer for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and is also the Director of the agency?s Office of Digital Humanities (ODH). Under ODH, Brett has put in place new grant programs aimed at supporting innovative humanities projects that utilize or study the impact of digital technology. Brett has a master's degree in computer science from the Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor's degree in philosophy from the University of Chicago. In 2007, Brett was recognized by the President of the United States for his exceptional long-term accomplishments with a Presidential Rank Award. The Office of Digital Humanities, in partnership with the Department of Energy, recently awarded several grants in the emerging area of Humanities High Performance Computing (HHPC). ODH also organized a major international competition called Digging into Data to explore data mining and analysis of large digital corpora of cultural heritage materials.

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