Randy Heiland is a computer scientist (M.S., U. Utah) and applied mathematician (M.A., Arizona State U.) who has worked in
industry, government labs, and academia. In 2003, he joined IU's Pervasive Technology Labs (now the Pervasive Technology Institute) as an Associate Director of the Scientific Data Analysis Lab at IUPUI. While at IU, he has contributed to projects at the Medical School, UITS Research Technologies, and grant-funded (NSF and NIH) software development projects that included Purdue's Dept. of Chemistry, IU's Dept. of Physics, and IU's School of Informatics and Computing. He is currently contributing to the NSF-funded Center for Trustworthy Scientific Cyberinfrastructure.