Robert Bohn, of the Applied and Computational Sciences Division in NIST/ITL, serves as the Reference Architecture Lead for the NIST Cloud Computing Program. In this role, he works with industrial, academic and other government stakeholders to develop a high-level vendor neutral reference architecture and taxonomy under the NIST Strategy for Developing a US Government Cloud Computing Roadmap. This architecture and taxonomy will be used as a frame of reference to facilitate communication, illustrate and understand how clouds services and components fit together for all levels of government.
Bob was a member of the National Coordination Office of the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) and served as the program as the Technical Coordinator for the High End Computing Interagency Working Group (HEC-IWG) and Human-Computer Interaction and Information Management Coordinating Group (HCI&IM CG) and composed entries in the President’s Annual NITRD Budget Supplements.
Bob was a recipient of a National Research Council fellowship at NASA Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, CA, received a Ph.D. and Bachelor degrees from the University of Virginia and University of Illinois, respectively and a Master’s Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University School of Business and Public Management.