I oversee IT operations and IT staff of the department. I joined the computer science department as director in October 2013.
I joined the University of Maryland in 2002. Other places I have worked include the National Agricultural Statistics Service and St. Mary's County MD Public Schools. My career in the IT field began 1989. I have held jobs as a Windows programmer, a UNIX (AIX) system administrator, and a database administrator. My degree is in mathematics.