CISTAR Welcomes New Managing Director, Bob Brown

Event Date: May 3, 2021

May 3, 2021 – Bob Brown, Purdue University, has joined CISTAR as Managing Director, replacing Cristina Farmus who recently accepted a new position as Deputy Chief of Staff to Purdue University’s Dean of Engineering, Mung Chiang. 

Bob comes to CISTAR from Purdue University’s Center for Science of Information (CSol) – a National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center (STC) – where he served as Managing Director for nine years. His extensive experience in leadership and knowledge of the NSF culture will be a valuable asset to CISTAR.  

Please join us in welcoming Bob to the CISTAR team and wishing Cristina the best of luck in her new role.