NAME: Jerome (Jerry) Niebaum

                                   

ADDRESS:


Wizard of Kansas Consulting
1573 N. 962 Rd.
Lawrence, KS 66046

 

INTERNET: jniebaum@wizardofkansas.com

WEB ADDRESS: http://www.wizardofkansas.com

     
PHONE:
(785) 842-3127

 

EDUCATION:

1973 Ph.D. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa - Computer Science; Thesis: "Design and Complete Definition of a Systems Programming Language for Data Communications," Ames Laboratory Report IS -3206
1965 M.A. Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois - Mathematics
1961 B.S. University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas - Mathematics/Education

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

'03-'04  Executive Director, Great Plains Network Consortium
'02-'04  Assistant Vice Provost for Information Services, University of Kansas
'99-'02   Assistant Vice Chancellor for Information Services, University of Kansas
'97-'99 Assistant Vice Chancellor for Information Services and Director of Academic Computing Services, University of Kansas - Main campus
'94-'97   Executive Director, Information Technology Services, University of Kansas (KU) Main campus
'88-'94 Director, Academic Computing Services, KU; Courtesy Assistant Professor, Computer Science, KU
'82-'88 Director, Computing Services, University of Kansas; Courtesy Asst. Prof., Electrical & Computer Engr.; Courtesy Asst. Prof., Computer Science
'81-'82 Director, Academic Computing, University of Kansas
'79-'81 Assistant Director for Interactive Computing, Iowa State University (ISU)
'73-'79 Manager of Engineering & Development, ISU Computation Ctr.
'68-'73 Instructor, Iowa State University, Computer Science Department
'66-'68 Instructor, University of Nebraska - Omaha, Mathematics Department
'61-'66 Teacher, Kansas public schools (Leavenworth and Haysville)

 

PUBLICATIONS, HONORS, TALKS, CONSULTING:

Dec. '02

Recipient of Kansas Leadership in Technology award from the Kansas Department of Education at the annual Leadership in Technology Conference

Nov. '01

Presenter, EDUCAUSE annual conference, Indianapolis, "A Picture is Worth..."

Oct. '01 Recipient, ACM SIGUCCS (Association for Computing Machinery - Special Interest Group for University & College Computing Services) "Hall of Fame" induction
'00-'03

Member, Kansas Information Technology Advisory Board (ITAB)

Nov. '00 Presenter, WebDevShare Conference, University of Indiana, "DjVu: Or Have You Seen This One Before?"
Oct. '00 Recipient, EDUCAUSE "Excellence in Leadership in the Profession" award
Aug. '99 Speaker, closing plenary address, Seminars on Academic Computing, Snowmass, Colorado, "Remember, Reprise, and Remarks"
Sept. '98 Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation grant # ANI-9810087 ($400,400),  "High Performance Network Connection in Support of Meritorious Research at the University of Kansas"
Mar. '98 Technical track coordinator and presenter, SIGUCCS Management Symposium, St. Louis
Sept. '97

Principal Investigator for National Science Foundation EPSCoR grant

#EPS-9720159 ($1,479,980), Great Plains Network for Earth Systems Science

Mar. '97 National Science Foundation peer review panel, "Connections to NSFNET"
Mar.'97 Speaker and workshop leader, SIGUCCS Management Symposium, St. Louis, "Jerry and the Giant Web"
Feb. '97 Speaker, Texas Association for Institutional Research, South Padre Island, "Charting New Waters in the Information Age"
'95-'97 Chair, State of Kansas Information Technology Advisory Board (ITAB) Telecommunications Committee
Oct. '96 National Science Foundation peer review panel, "Connections to NSFNET"
'94-'96 Member, Kansas Information Technology Advisory Board (ITAB)
'94-'95 Member, State of Kansas Goals-2000 Technology Committee for K-12
Sept.'94

Principal Investigator for National Science Foundation supplemental grant #NCR-9420711 ($111,212), Kansas Research & Education Network

Mar. '94 Program review team leader, Arizona State University, West
Sept. '93 Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation grant #NCR-9300289 ($682,000) for creating Kansas Research and Education Network (KANREN)
Aug. '92 Keynote speaker, Snowmass Seminars on Academic Computing Services, "Lessons for Management from the Wizard of Oz"
'88-'92 Member, National Education Advisory Board, Zenith Data Systems
'89-'92 Elected position, EDUCOM Membership Committee
Nov. '91 National Science Foundation peer review panel, Wash. D.C., "Connections to NSFNET"
Mar. '91 Speaker and workshop leader, SIGUCCS Management Symposium, St. Louis, "Issues in Management: Wisdom and Warts"
Nov. '90 Seminar co-leader, CAUSE90, Miami Beach, "The Changing Role of Computing and Information Technology Services"
Oct. '90 Seminar co-leader, EDUCOM90, Atlanta, "The Changing Role of Computing and Information Technology Services"
Nov. '89 Seminar co-leader, CAUSE89, San Diego, "The Changing Role of Computing and Information Technology Services"
Oct. '89 Seminar co-leader, EDUCOM89, Ann Arbor, "The Changing Role of Computing and Information Technology Services"
'95-'91 Member, Board of Directors, Association for Computing Machinery SIGUCCS (Special Interest Group for University and College Computing Services)
'85-'90 Member, Board of Directors, Snowmass Seminars on Academic Computing
'88-'89 Chair, Board of Directors, Snowmass Seminars on Academic Computing
'85-'88 Coordinator, Seminar for New Directors, Snowmass Seminars on Academic Computing
Mar. '89 Presenter, Technology in Education Conference, Kansas City, "Hypercard:  A Director's Workbench"
Mar. '89 Presenter and session leader, SIGUCCS Management Symposium, St. Louis, "Hypercard:  A Director's Workbench"
'88 Author, Technological Horizons in Education - Special Issue, "Compatibles in Universities"
Aug. '88 Program chair, Snowmass Seminars on Academic Computing
Mar. '87 Program chair, SIGUCCS Management Symposium, St. Louis
Mar. '84 Session leader and presenter, SIGUCCS Management Symposium, St. Louis, "Organizing Microcomputer Support Services"
'84 Member, Advisory Committee on Data Processing, City of Kansas City, Missouri
'83-'84 Committee chair, Kansas Board of Regents Computer Advisory Committee
July '80 Consultant, Republic of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia, planning hardware/software for Ministry of Agriculture
Dec. '79 Presenter, Digital Equipment Corporation Users Society (DECUS), Fall Symposium, San Diego, "Dual VAX in an Education Environment"
Oct. '79 Presenter, Association for Educational Data Systems (AEDS) Regional Conference, Des Moines, "Using the Personal Computer as a Timesharing Terminal"
'76-'79 Co-principal investigator, National Science Foundation Research Initiation and Support (RIAS) Grant #76-18172, "A Prototype Information Processing Program and System to Enhance the Training of Young Researchers"
Oct. '78 Presenter, Association for Educational Data Systems (AEDS) Regional Conference, Des Moines, "Factors to Consider in Acquiring a Computer System"
Oct. '78 Speaker, National Association of Educational Buyers Regional Conference, Ames, Iowa, "Mini and Micro Computers - Where Are We Going"
Feb. '78 Workshop leader, American Institute for Professional Education workshop, Houston, "Microprocessing Fundamentals"
Nov. '77 Workshop leader, American Institute for Professional Education workshop, San Francisco, "Microprocessing Fundamentals"
Apr. '74 Presenter, Digital Equipment Corporation Users Society (DECUS), Spring Symposium, Boston, "Hardware Assisted Hashing"