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Podcast Interview: Patrick Dreher on Cyberinfrastucture

Patrick Dreher is a visiting scientist at MIT. In this interview, he discusses how institutions can fulfill the promise of campus cyberinfrastructure.

Patrick Dreher is presently a Visiting Scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at North Carolina State University with research interests in the area of cloud computing. Prior to that he served Director of Advanced Computing Infrastructure and Systems at RENCI. Prior to joining RENCI, Dr. Dreher held several senior positions at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was the Project Director for the IT Strategic Planning and Resource Coordination Initiative and the Deputy Chair of an Institute-wide IT-Strategic Planning and Resource Coordinating Council (IT-SPARCC). He was responsible for identifying and assessing the strategic IT needs and requirements throughout the Institute and recommending to the senior administration where the Institute may be able to provide research technology and cyberinfrastructure support and coordination for faculty research programs and projects. In addition to his IT responsibilities he served as the Associate Director at the Laboratory for Nuclear Science for 13 years. Prior to joining MIT, Dr. Dreher was the Head of Budget and Planning for several major R&D projects at the Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

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