OU Supercomputing Center for Education & Research

Supercomputing Symposium 2003

Wednesday September 24 -
Thursday September 25 2003
at the University of Oklahoma

Dr. Steven F. Jennings
Associate Professor of Bioinformatics and Applied Biosciences
University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Steve Jennings received his PhD in Computer Science from Iowa State University and joined the Computer Science faculty at Colorado State University in 1980. After three years, he surrendered to industry enticements and spent nineteen years developing software and managing all aspects of software businesses. During this time,

  • he was a charter member of the IEEE committee that developed the POSIX standard for the UNIX operating system,
  • he managed development of the networking software for the International Space Station, and
  • he consulted for various small companies and several Fortune 500 companies including IBM, Kodak, US WEST, and American Express.

Over these years, Steve has held senior management positions in the development of specialized systems software, software for medical devices, internet websites, and embedded software for mobile devices as well as in the not-for-profit social services sector. He received his MBA degree in 1991 through the Executive Programs of the University of Colorado, Denver.

Steve joined the faculty of the Applied Science Department at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in May, 2002, as an Associate Professor to pursue his interests further in bioinformatics, distributed and parallel systems, technical infrastructure, software systems architecture, and software engineering practices. He is the Program Director for the Joint Graduate Program in Bioinformatics with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Executive Director of the MidSouth Bioinformatics Center, and Acting President of the MidSouth Computational Biology and Bioinfomatics Society.

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