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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

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.

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  • 2011-04-11
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  • Barry McNeill Editor, Roger Carter Audio, John McIntosh Video, Dave Scheatzle Director and Linda Van Scoy Chair of Video History Project

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Barnhill, Robert. Interview: 11 April 2011. ASURA Video History Project. © Arizona Board of Regents. https://repository.asu.edu/items/54526

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