Thomas Furlani, Ph.D.

Interim CIO and Director, University at Buffalo's Center for Computational Research

Biography

Dr. Furlani is Interim Associate Vice President for Information Technology (CIO) and Director of the University at Buffalo's Center for Computational Research (CCR). A National Science Foundation Pre-doctoral Fellow, Dr. Furlani has more than 25 years experience in research computing and visualization, including scientific computing, computational chemistry, and grid computing. One of the primary focuses of CCR is to support the recently established New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences, which includes the University at Buffalo, the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, and the Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute. Dr. Furlani has been principal investigator on grants from the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the Environmental Protection Agency, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, and the Federal Highway Administration.

Workshop Program
updated: 2011-10-19