Ravi Pendse has served as vice president for information technology and chief information officer since Aug. 1, 2018. He provides university-wide leadership and strategic direction for information technology.
He has extensive experience as a successful and collaborative university leader, most recently as Brown University’s vice president for computing and information services and chief information officer. He has also been a professor, researcher, teacher and advisor to students.
His successes include securing more than $21 million in external research grants, developing university courses, earning several teaching awards, and publishing numerous scholarly articles and papers co-authored by students.
He holds a bachelor of science degree in electronics and communication engineering from Osmania University in Hyderabad, India. He received his master of science degree and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Wichita State University.