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Purdue University
Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security

John Springer

Title

Associate Professor 

Office

KNOY 229 

Office Phone

765-496-7582 

Education

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, Computer Science, Ph.D. 2007
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, Computer Science, M.S. 2002
Taylor University, Upland, IN, Mathematics, B.S. 1995 

Prior Appointments

2011-Present, Associate Professor, Department of Computer and Information Technology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
2007-Present, Head of Data Management Curricular Subcommittee, Department of Computer and Information Technology
2009-Present, Bindley Lead Scientist for High Performance Data Management Systems, Purdue University Bindley Bioscience Center in Discovery Park
2012-Present, Adjunct Associate Professor of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine
2006-2011, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer and Information Technology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 

Research Areas

Biomedical High Performance Computing, Biomedical Information Assurance and Security  

Notable Experience

Primary Investigator on the Virtual Tissue Bank project for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Tissue Bank at the IU Simon Cancer Center
Investigator on the Clinical Proteomic Technology Assessment for Cancer (CPTAC) Analytical Proteomics Team (APT) project for the National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Investigator on the PGRx: An Interactive Software System for Integrating Clinical Genotyping with Prescription Drug Safety Assurance project for the Microsoft Research Computational Challenges of Genome Wide Association Studies (GWAS) program 

Notable Awards

2012, Outstanding Faculty in Discovery Award, Department of Computer and Information Technology, Purdue University
2011, Outstanding Non-Tenured Faculty Award, Department of Computer and Information Technology, Purdue University
2011, Seed for Success Award, Purdue University
2010, Seed for Success Award, Purdue University
2009, Outstanding Non-Tenured Faculty Award, Department of Computer and Information Technology, Purdue University 

Notable Affiliations

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
ACM Special Interest Group on Management Of Data (SIGMOD)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
IEEE Computer Society 

Publications

Please see vita at web.ics.purdue.edu » 

Biography

John Springer is an Associate Professor in Computer and Information Technology (CIT) at Purdue University and the Lead Scientist for High Performance Data Management Systems at the Bindley Bioscience Center at Discovery Park. Additionally, he is the chair of the Data Management Curricular Subcommittee in CIT and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Surgery in the Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Springer's discovery efforts focus on distributed and parallel approaches to computation employed in translational biomedical research as well as methods for securing biomedical information.