The Indiana University Pervasive Technology Institute has named Beth Plale executive director. She most recently served as science advisor for public access at the National Science Foundation and previously served as the Institute’s science director. 

“Beth is one of Indiana University’s most accomplished and innovative professors,” IU President Michael McRobbie said. “Throughout her distinguished career, she has led numerous projects to ensure that high-performance computing and new technologies are being used in socially responsible ways — and in ways that truly make a positive impact on people’s lives.

Plale holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi, MBA from the University of La Verne, a master’s degree from Temple University and PhD. from Binghamton University. 


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