ORG University of California Observatories, Lick Observatory Title Director of Scientific Computing BIO Robert Kibrick has worked at the Lick Observatory (now the University of California Observatories / Lick Observatory) since April 1976. He is a research astronomer and serves as the Director of Scientific Computing. His primary emphasis is directing the development of computer software in support of control and data acquisition systems for the telescopes and instruments at the Lick Observatory (Mt. Hamilton, California) and several of the optical instruments at the W. M. Keck Observatory in Hawaii. Most recently, he has been coordinating efforts to remotely operate Keck instruments from the U.S. mainland via Internet-2. Kibrick served as co-chair for the first SPIE conference on Advanced Global Communications Technologies for Astronomy (held in Munich in March 2000) and will chair the AGCTA II conference in Waikoloa, Hawaii in August 2002. He has served on the the UCAID Applications Strategy Council since March 1998.