DISC Speaker Series--Organizational Transformation
- Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm
- MSU Library, CyberDiscovery Visualization Area (located on the first floor of MSU Library) - view map
MSU's Data Infrastructure and Scholarly Communication (DISC) group is pleased to pleased to include Dr. John Paxton on the roster of the 2018 DISC Speaker Series. Designed as a venue for for MSU researchers to share their work with non-expert, multidisciplinary audiences, the DISC Speaker Series will feature brief multimedia presentations and include time for questions and conversation. All DISC Speaker Series events will occur at the CyberDiscovery visualization area located on the first floor of MSU Library.
ABSTRACT // Due to the pervasive nature of computing, our organization has developed strategies to better serve the computing needs of students, the university and the computing profession. This talk will provide an overview of these strategies, including our journey from being a Computer Science Department to being a School of Computing. Our aspiration is to eventually become a College of Computing.
BIO // John Paxton joined Montana State University in 1990 after earning a Ph.D. in Computer Science from The University of Michigan. In recent years, he has served as Computer Science Department Head (2007 - 2016) and Gianforte School of Computing Director (2016 - present).