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Barnhill, Robert


Abstract Robert (Bob) Barnhill came to ASU in 1986 as Chair of the Computer Science Department and left in 1997 as the Vice President for Research. The interview addresses a number of topics including the beginnings of Computer Graphics, moving the Computer Science Department to a more research-oriented effort, achieving Research 1 status, working with the University of Arizona to develop a new statewide Intellectual Property template , dodging the Unabomber and playing soccer. Common themes throughout the interview include Bob’s success at getting groups of people to actually do something other than just meet and the importance of a strategic plan.
Table of Contents Pre ASU Years
1. Interview Introductions @ 0:00:08
2. Growing Up & Education @ 0:01:18
3. University of Utah
a. Numerical Analysis @ 0:01:57
b. Computer Graphics @ 0:02:34
ASU 1986
4. Arriving from the University of Utah @ 0:06:39
5. Tempe Campus
a. First Impressions Tempe / ASU @ 0:07:35
b. Administrative Structure @ 0:08:12
c. Office Locations During Tenure @ 0:09:06
6. Career Progression @ 0:09:47
Computer Science / Engineering
7. CS Department @ 0:12:16
8. CS Accomplishments @ 0:13:36
9. Engineering Excellence @ 0:15:49
10. George Beakley @ 0:17:14
11. Departmental Challenges @ 0:19:49
ASU VP for Research
12. Research 1 Status
a. Achieving Research 1 Status @ 0:21:35
b. Putting ASU on National Research @ 0:25:14
13. Intellectual Pr... (more)
Created Date 2011-04-11
Contributor Storad, Conrad (Interviewer) / Scheatzle, Dave (Interviewer) / Arizona State University Retirees Association (Producer)
Subject Departments / Computer Science / Engineering / Research / Research 1 / Computer Graphics / People / Brown, Brent / Beakley, George / The New American University
Series Position, Chair, Vice President
Type Moving Image
Extent 79 minutes
Language English
Copyright
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Citation Barnhill, Robert. Interview: 11 April 2011. ASURA Video History Project. © Arizona Board of Regents. https://repository.asu.edu/items/54526
Note Barry McNeill Editor, Roger Carter Audio, John McIntosh Video, Dave Scheatzle Director and Linda Van Scoy Chair of Video History Project
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


  Robert Barnhill interview, 2011
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