Robert N. (Bob) Kavanagh

Robert N. (Bob) Kavanagh was born and raised in Prince Albert,
Saskatchewan, and attended primary and secondary school there. He
attended the
University of Saskatchewan from 1960 to 1966, obtaining the
degrees of B.S. (Electrical Engineering) and M.Sc. (Bio-Medical
Engineering). He then attended the
California Institute of Technology
from 1966 to 1971, and obtained the Ph.D. degree in Information Science
in 1972.

He returned to the U of S as an Assistant Professor of
Computational Science from 1971 to 1978, when he became Director of
Academic Computing Services. From August 1986 to May 1992 he was
Associate Vice-President of Information Technology Services. Since May
1992 he has been Associate Vice-President and Director,
Department of
Computing Services
. He also is an Associate Professor of Computer

He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of TRLabs Inc., as a
director of the Health Systems Support Group in Saskatchewan and the
Apple Canada Education Foundation . He is currently Chair of
Saskatchewan Research Network Inc. In his spare time he pursues several
hobbies, including wood-working, photography, golf, cross-country skiing
and hiking. He is married to Carol and they have two children.