Dan Atkins Named to Head NSF's OCIFebruary 10, 2006
The National Science Foundation has named Dan Atkins to head the new Office of Cyberinfrastructure (OCI).
Atkins was the chair of the Blue-Ribbon Advisory Panel on Cyberinfrastructure. The panel issued the report, titled Revolutionizing Science and Engineering Through Cyberinfrastructure, that recommended a major program in cyberinfrastructure-enhanced science and engineering research. See http://www.communitytechnology.org/nsf_ci_report/ for a copy of the report.
The NSF web site contains the announcement of the appointment: