Douglas Van Houweling

3437 North Quad
Professor Emeritus of Information, School of Information and Professor Emeritus in Service of Learning Health Sciences, Medical School


Doug Van Houweling has a long career in higher education information technology leadership and management. He has led the information technology function at Cornell University, Carnegie-Mellon University, and the University of Michigan. He has also led in the development and deployment of advanced network infrastructure for higher education and research, first with the NSFNET project and then leading Internet2.

Areas of interest

Doug's research interests include the development and future of the Internet, sensor networks and information technology management.

Honors & Awards

Honorary Degree, Doctor of Science, Indiana University, 2017

Internet Hall of Fame, 2014

The Thomas Hart Benton Medallion, Indiana University

John V. Atanasoff Discovery Award, Iowa State University

National Leadership Award, EDUCAUSE


BS in Government, Iowa State University
PhD in Government, Indiana University

Research Projects