Marlon Pierce is Director, Science Gateways Research Center, at Indiana University. Pierce leads distributed systems research into scalable cyberinfrastructure to support computational and data-driven science.
He investigates the development of science gateway technologies that provide science-centric user services, APIs, and interfaces for advanced computing infrastructure. The focus of this work is to adapt Web- and Cloud-scale distributed systems approaches to the needs of communities of scientific researchers.
Pierce has served as Principal Investigator and Co-Principal Investigator on numerous NSF, NASA, and NIH-funded projects. His Google Scholar profile provides further background on his research work.
Pierce received his Ph.D. from Florida State University in 1998 in computational condensed matter physics. He is a member of the Apache Software Foundation.