Consulting and Professional Activities
Conference and Related Professional Activities
Honors & Awards

Ronald L. Larsen
Dean & Professor

Consultant to

Corporation for National Research Initiatives (CNRI) (1999 - 2002)
Hood College (1990)
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (1986-1989
U.S. Congress Office of Technology Assessment (1985)
Trantec Corporation (1984)
HR Textron (1984)
National Science Foundation (Proposal reviews, 1985, 2001)
NASA (Proposal reviews, 1997)
A&T Systems (1985-1988)
Veterans Administration (Proposal reviews, 1987-89)
Performance Sciences Corporation (1978-80)

Professional Activities

Program Committee, European Conference on Digital Libraries (ECDL), 2002

Collaborator with European Commission DELOS Network of Excellence for Digital Libraries on testbeds and metrics (2002-03)

Invited participant, Workshop on Digital Collectives in Indigenous Cultures and Communities, August 2001, Hilo, HI

Principal Investigator, NSF grant supporting participation in European Commission (DELOS) workshop on research directions in digital libraries (2001)

Co-Principal Investigator (with Ed Fox, Virginia Tech) on NSF grant supporting joint US / Korea Digital Library Workshop (2000)

Chair, D-Lib Forum Advisory Board

Member, Governor's Workforce Investment Board, Technology Workforce Task Force

Member, Organizing Committee for Maryland Technology Showcase

Member, Federal CCIC Human Centered Systems (HuCS) committee

Member, Networked Computer Science Technical Reference Library (NCSTRL) Steering Committee

Member, USC Integrated Media Services Center (IMSC) Scientific Advisory Board

Member, Program Committee, ACM Digital Libraries 96 conference

Member, Sailor Implementors Working Group ( Maryland State Dept. of Education, Division of Library Development and Services) (until Spring 1996)

Member, Editorial Board, "PACS Review" electronic journal

Member, Library of Congress Network Advisory Committee (LC-NAC)

Member, Steering Committee to LC-NAC (1991-95)

Member, NARA/UMCP Archival Research Coordinating Committee

Member, Committee to develop UMCP Strategic Plan for Information Technology (1992, 1995)

Member, UMCP Senate Adjunct Committee on Instructional Resources

Member, UMCP Library Administrative Review Committee

Delegate, Maryland Governor's Conference on Libraries and Information Services (1991)

Member, Steering Committee, ARL/EDUCOM/CAUSE Coalition for Networked Information (1990-1992)

Member, NASA "Non-advocate Review Board" for the federal High Performance Computing Initiative (1990)

Member, IEEE Technology Policy Conference Committee

Member, Vice President's Information Technology Advisory Committee, University of Maryland at College Park

Member, Committee on Academic Computing Policy (CACP), University of Maryland at College Park

Chair, Library Subcommittee of CACP, University of Maryland at College Park

Member, EDUCOM Ad Hoc Publications Member Committee (1990)

Chair, Network Resources Committee, Networking and Telecommunications Task Force, EDUCOM (1988-1991)

Network Resources Group, Library of Congress (1988-1990)

Appointee, State of Maryland Distance Learning Task Force (1989-1990)

Chair, TeleRobotics Technology Advisory Committee, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (1985-1990)


Current Memberships

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Institute for Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE)

IEEE Computer Society