Program Manager for Cloud Computing
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Department of Commerce
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 Technology Roadmap. This architecture will be used as a frame of reference to facilitate communication, illustrate and understand how clouds services and components fit together.
Bob was a member of the National Coordination Office of the Networking and Information Technology Re search 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.
He was a recipient of a National Science Foundation fellowship at NASA Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, CA, received Ph.D. and Master of Science degrees in Physical Chemistry from the University of Virginia, a Master’s Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University School of Business and Public Management, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Illinois.