Robert  Schnabel

Robert Schnabel

Dean Emeritus, Professor Emeritus of Informatics and Computing and Professor Emeritus of Computer Science

Contact Information
(812) 856-1079


  • Ph.D. at Cornell University, 1977
  • M.S. at Cornell University, 1975
  • B.A. at Dartmouth College, 1971


Bobby Schnabel is the Dean Emeritus of the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana University. He was the Dean of the School of Informatics and Computing from 2007-2015, presiding over a multi-campus school of nearly 150 faculty members and 3,000 students at the Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses, including undergraduate and graduate programs in computer science and informatics at Bloomington and informatics at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, and graduate programs in information science and library science at Bloomington and library science at IUPUI. He also is a Professor Emeritus of computer science and informatics at IU Bloomington. From 2009-2010 he served as interim IU vice president for research. Schnabel is currently the executive director and CEO of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Research Areas

  • Scientific and Parallel Computation