John Springer is an Associate Professor and the Assistant Department Head for Graduate Education and Research in the Department of Computer and Information Technology (CIT) at Purdue University. Additionally, he is the chair of CIT's Software Development and Data Curricular Subcommittee. Dr. Springer's discovery efforts focus on distributed and parallel computational approaches to data integration and analytics in cybersecurity and cyber-physical systems, and he serves as the leader of the Discovery Advancements Through Analytics (DATA) Laboratory at Purdue. Additionally, he is a primary investigator on the Information Security Research and Education (INSuRE) project; INSuRE is a network of National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research (CAE-Rs) universities that cooperatively engages students in addressing cybersecurity research problems proposed by governmental organizations and laboratories.
- PhD (Computer Science), Indiana University
- MS (Computer Science), Indiana University
- BS (Mathematics/Systems Analysis), Taylor University
- 2014 - University Faculty Scholar
- 2012 - Outstanding Faculty in Discovery Award in Department of Computer and Information Technology
- 2011 - Purdue University Seed for Success Award
- 2011 - Outstanding Non-Tenured Faculty Award in Department of Computer and Information Technology
- 2010 - Purdue University Seed for Success Award
- 2009 - Outstanding Non-Tenured Faculty Award in Department of Computer and Information Technology
Textbooks and Editorships of Journals/Proceedings
- Springer, J.A., Beever, J., Morar, N., Sprague, J.E. and Kane, M.D., Ethics, privacy, and the future of genetic information in healthcare information assurance and security. (2011) In Dark, M (Ed.). Information Assurance and Security Ethics in Complex Systems: Interdisciplinary Perspectives Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Refereed Articles and Conference Papers/Presentations/Abstracts
- Bolly, V., Springer, J. A., & Dietz, J. E. (In press). Using Open Source NoSQL technologies in Designing Systems for Delivering Electric Vehicle Data Analytics. Paper to be presented at the 2014 ASEE Annual Conference.
- Bolly, V., Springer, J. A., & Dietz, J. E. (In press). A Study of Electric Vehicle Data Analytics. Paper to be presented to the Second ASE International Conference on Big Data Science and Computing.
- Mustillo, T. J., & Springer, J.A. (2014). Seeing beyond the datasets: the unexploited structure of electoral and institutional data. International Journal of Social Research Methodology. DOI:10.1080/13645579.2014.895288
- Mustillo, T., Kollman, K., Deegan-Krause, K.R., Scarrow, S.E., Doring, H., Carlson, J., & Springer, J. (2014, April). Coordinating Electoral and Institutional Data Assets for Data-Intensive Research: Developing a Vision for the Future Roundtable. Invited participant at the 2014 Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Conference, Chicago, IL.
- Ha, S. J., Showalter, G., Rickus, J., Cai, S., Wang, H., Liu, W., Sarkaria, J. N., Springer, J. A., Adamec, J., Pollok, K. E., & Clase, K. L. (2013). Proteomic and metabolomic analyses of glioblastoma using mass spectrometry. [Abstract]. In Proceedings of the AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference: Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics. Philadelphia, PA: AACR.
- Magikar, A.A., and Springer, J.A. (2013). pXAlign: A parallel implementation of XAlign. InProceedings of the International Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedical Informatics (BCB'13). ACM, New York, NY, USA, , Pages 890 , 5 pages. DOI=10.1145/2506583.2506694 http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2506583.2506694
- Springer, J.A. (2013, August). Hadoop. Invited presentation at the Broadening Participation in Data Mining Workshop, Chicago, IL.
- Chaparala, R.T., Hartman, N.W., & Springer, J. A. (2013). Examining CAD interoperability through the use of ontologies. Journal of Computer-Aided Design and Applications (CAD&A), 10(1), pp. 83-96.
- Juhn, E. & Springer, J. (2012). A usability study of the Komen Virtual Tissue Bank [Abstract]. In Proceedings of 2012 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine Workshops (pp. 972-974). Los Alamitos, CA, USA: IEEE Computer Society.
- Deshpande, N.N., & Springer, J. (2012). Parallelization of the spectral deconvolution stage of the proteomic discovery process. In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedicine (BCB '12) (pp. 673-676). New York, NY, USA: ACM.
- Clare, S., Storniolo, A.M., Erdei, R., Juhn, E., & Springer, J. (2012). Toward a Virtual Tissue Bank [Abstract]. Biopreservation and Biobanking, 10(3), 321-322.
- Springer, J.A., Iannotti, N.V., Sprague, J.E., & Kane, M.D. (2012). Construction of a drug safety assurance information system based on clinical genotyping. ISRN Bioinformatics. (Article ID 982737.)
- Springer, J., Zhang, F., Hussey, P., Buck, C., Regnier, F., & Chen, J. (2012). Towards a metadata model for mass-spectrometry based clinical proteomics. Current Bioinformatics. (In press.)
- Patchigolla, V.N., Springer, J., & Lutes, K. (April 2011). Embedded Database Management Performance. 8th International Conference on Information Technology: New Generation (ITNG 2011).
- Kumar, M., Hacker, T., Springer, J., & Marshall, B. (July 2011). Kernel level support for workflow patterns. IEEE 2011 Fifth International Workshop on Scientific Workflows (SWF 2011).
- Hacker, T., & Springer, J. (November 2011). Turning the Tide of the Data Deluge. HPCDB 2011: First Workshop on High-Performance Computing meets Databases. (co-located with Supercomputing 2011, Seattle WA.)
- Pandey, S., Kane, M., & Springer, J. (November 2011). GLASS: Genomic Literature Area Sequence Search. IEEE BIBM 2011 Workshop on Biomedical and Health Informatics.
- Springer, J.A., Iannotti, N.V., Kane, M.D., Haynes, K., & Sprague, J.E. (2011). Teaching drug safety and pharmacogenomics: a practicum learning environment enabled by a dedicated personalized medicine instructional software system. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 75(2), Article 32.
- Shirke, K., Springer, J. A., Gough, E. S., Roumani, A., Riley, C. P., & Buck, C. (2010). A case study in clinical data management for cancer proteomics. In I. Rahal & R. Zalila-Wenkstern (Eds.), The Proceedings of the ISCA 19th International Conference on Software Engineering and Data Engineering (SEDE-2010) (pp.301-306). Cary, NC: The International Society for Computers and Their Applications (ISCA).
- Marshall, B., Springer, J., & Hacker, T. (2010). Work in progress - integration of the scientific workflow paradigm into high performance computing and large scale data management curricula. Proceedings of the 40th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference
- Gough, E., Riley, C., Buck, C., Roumani, A., Regnier, F., & Springer, J. (March 2010). Integrating biospecimen collection, clinical information and proteomics for cancer biomarker research. Third Annual Biospecimen Research Network (BRN) Symposium Program Book (pp.18-19).
- Shiroor, A., Springer, J., Hacker, T., Marshall, B., & Brewer, J. (2010). Scientific workflow management systems and workflow patterns. International Journal of Business Process Integration and Management, 5, 63-78.
- McKenzie-Veal, D., Hartmann, N.W., & Springer, J.A. (October 2010). Implementing ontology-based information sharing in PLM. American Society for Engineering Education Engineering Design Graphics Division 65th Mid Year Conference (EDGD).
- Lutes, K., Springer, J., & Howard, K. (June 2009). A survey of embedded database technology for mobile applications. (Paper presented at 2009 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference & Exposition, Austin, TX..)
- Kane, M.D., Springer, J.A., Iannotti, N.V., & Sprague, J.E. (March 2009). PGRx: an interactive software system for integrating clinical genotyping with prescription drug safety assurance. (Poster presented at 2009 Microsoft External Research Symposium, Redmond, WA.)
- Springer, J. A., & Chen, J. Y. (2009). Toward ontology-driven omics data integration in current database management systems. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Network-Based Information Systems (pp.292-297). Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society.
- Kane, M., Springer, J., & Sprague, J. (July 2008). Drug safety assurance through clinical genotyping: near-term considerations for a system-wide implementation of personalized medicine . Personalized Medicine, 5(4), 387-397. (doi:10.2217/174105188.8.131.527.)
- Springer, J. A., & Robertson, E. L. (2008). The view-constraint duality in database systems, software engineering, and systems engineering. In R. Meersman, Z. Tari & P. Herrero (Eds.), Proceedings of the OTM Confederated International Workshops and Posters on On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems: 2008 Workshops: ADI, AWeSoMe, COMBEK, EI2N, IWSSA, MONET, OnToContent + QSI, ORM, PerSys, RDDS, SEMELS, and SWWS (pp.253-262). Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag.
- Springer, J., Iannotti, N., Sprague, J.E., & Kane, M.D. (December 2008). On the design and development of a societal-scale personalized medicine support system. (Poster presented at the 2008 Microsoft eScience Workshop, Indianapolis, IN.)
- Kane, Springer, Iannotti, Gough, Johns, Schlueter, & Sepulveda (2008). Identification of Development and Tissue-Specific Gene Expression in the Fathead Minnow (Pimephales promelas) using Computational and DNA Microarray Methods. Journal of Fish Biology
- Hacker, T.J., Springer, J.A., Schlueter, S.D., & Kane, M.D. (2008). Developing a Curriculum for High Performance Computing and Cyberinfrastructure Education. Industry and Education Collaboration (CIEC) Conference, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
- Hacker, T., Springer, J., & Marshall, B. (December 2008). Modern file systems for data centric scientific computation. (Poster presented at the 2008 Microsoft eScience Workshop, Indianapolis, IN.)
- Hacker, T.J. & Springer, J.A. (2008). Meeting the Data Challenge: Curriculum Development for Parallel Data Systems. In Proceedings of the 9th ACM SIGITE Conference on Information Technology Education. New York, NY: ACM.
- Kane, M.D. & Springer, J.A. (2007). Integrating Bioinformatics, Distributed Data Management, and Distributed Computing for Applied Training in High Performance Computing. In Proceedings of the 8th ACM SIGITE Conference on Information Technology Education (pp.33-36). New York, NY: ACM. (DOI=http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1324302.1324311.)
- Forney, P., Hazbun, T., Springer, J. & Kane, M.D. (2007). YDM: a Data Management Tool Supporting Yeast-2-Hybrid Research. 4th Annual Indy Regional Bioinformatics Conference
- Martin, R., Robertson, E., & Springer, J. (2005). Architectural Principles for Enterprise Frameworks: Guidance for Interoperability. In P. Bernus & M. Fox (Eds.), Knowledge Sharing in the Integrated Enterprise: Interoperability Strategies for the Enterprise Architect (pp. 79-91). Boston, MA: Springer Boston
- Martin, R., Robertson, E., & Springer, J. (2004). Architectural Principles for Enterprise Frameworks. In CAiSE 2004 Workshops in connection with The 16th Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (pp. 151-162). Riga, Latvia: Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, Riga Technical University
- Springer, J. (2003). An Exploration of Enterprise Architecture Framework Views. In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS) Doctoral Consortium (DCEIS-2003) (pp. 46-48). Angers, France: ICEIS Press
2004-2006 - Bostech Corporation
1999 - Infinite Loop Consulting
1998 - Eli Lilly and Company
1995-1998 - Andersen Consulting
Consultant (Andersen Consulting is now Accenture.)
- ACM Special Interest Group on Management Of Data (SIGMOD)
- Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
- IEEE Computer Society
- Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)