ORG Indiana University
Dr. Michael McRobbie is the Vice-President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer at Indiana University, a position he commenced in January, 1997. He is also Professor of Computer Science, Professor of Philosophy, Adjunct Professor of Cognitive Science and Adjunct Professor of Information Science on the Bloomington campus of Indiana University, and Professor of Computer Technology in the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI. McRobbie is based at the Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses of Indiana University. McRobbie has led two of IU's most prominent recent initiatives - the University's Enterprise License Agreement with the Microsoft Corporation and IU's major involvement with Internet2 through its management of the Abilene NOC and the establishment of an Indiana gigaPoP. McRobbie is also a member of the Abilene Executive Committee. McRobbie is a member of the Policy Advisory Committee for the NSF-funded Science, Technology And Research Transit Access Point (STAR TAP) and of the Sun Microsystems Academic Advisory Council. His personal research interests include artificial intelligence and computational logic, high performance networking and the non-numerical applications of parallel supercomputing especially in symbolic computation.