Marc Hoit

Vice Chancellor for Information Technology

Chief Information Officer, North Carolina State University

As Vice Chancellor for Information Technology, Dr. Hoit has led the development of a campus wide IT Strategic Plan, an IT Governance Structure, Strategic Operating Plan and launched a number of key foundational projects that have improved efficiency and effectiveness of IT on campus.  He is an EDUCAUSE Board member as well as Chair of the SURA IT Committee.  He previously held numerous administrative positions at the University of Florida including Interim CIO, Director of Student PeopleSoft Implementation, the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Administration and the Associate Dean for Research in the College of Engineering.

Dr. Hoit is also a Professor in the Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Department.  He received his B.S. from Purdue University and his M.S. and Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Hoit is the Co-Principal Investigator for the NCB-Prepared Grant from Homeland Security (with UNC-Chapel Hill and SAS), which is developing early warning systems for health security concerns.  He was also the PI for the development of DIGGS, an international standard XML schema for transferring transportation information which is now a Geo-Institute standard.  His structural engineering research involves the computer program,FB-MultiPier, which analyzes bridge pier, superstructure and pile foundations subjected to dynamic loading.

Education

Ph.D. 1984

Structural Engineering

University of California, Berkeley

M.S. 1980

Structural Engineering

University of California, Berkeley

B.S.E. 1978

Civil Engineering

Purdue University

Research Description

Professor Hoit's research is in structural engineering, data analytics, and IT security.

Publications

Don?t let the cloud rain on you
Hoit, M., Kurth, A., Peeler, A., Schaffer, H., Sills, E., Streck, J., … Vouk, M. (2014),
Constructing next generation academic cloud services
Vouk, M. A., Averitt, S. F., Dreher, P., Kekas, D. H., Kurth, A., Hoit, M. A., … Wright, D. (2013), International Journal of Cloud Computing, 2(2/3), 104–122.
Overcoming barriers and making it real
Hoit, M. I. (2013), Q2 Special Report: Big Data, Big Expectations, The Center for Digital Education, 24–25.
Novel approach to statewide biosurveillance using emergency medical services (EMS) information
Cairns, C., Potenziani, D., Hoit, M., Jenkins, C., & Edgemon, S. (2011),
Structures Congress 2011: proceedings of the 2011 Structures Congress : April 14-16, 2011, Las Vegas, Nevada
, . (2011). Reston, Va.: American Society of Civil Engineers.
2010 Structures Congress: 19th Analysis and Computation Specialty Conference
, . (2010). Reston, Va.: American Society of Civil Engineers.
Alternatives to matrix methods, how to teach structural behavior
Hoit, M. I. (2010), Structure Magazine, 1.
Don't mess with structural engineers: expanding our role : proceedings of the 2009 Structures Congress, April 30-May 2, 2009, Austin, Texas
Don’t mess with structural engineers: expanding our role : proceedings of the 2009 Structures Congress, April 30-May 2, 2009, Austin, Texas. (2009). Reston, Va.: American Society of Civil Engineers,
NCSU's virtual computing lab: A cloud computing solution
Schaffer, H. E., Averitt, S. F., Hoit, M. I., Peeler, A., Sills, E. D., & Vouk, M. A. (2009). NCSU’s virtual computing lab: A cloud computing solution. Computer, 42(7), 94–97,
Extending the geotechnical dictionary: Best practice for customizing the international framework for geotechnical data
Bray, C., Chandler, R., Wathall, S., Hoit, M., & Lefchik, T. (2008),

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Grants

Land Grant Universities and Data Science Workshop: Taking Data Science to America’s Emerging Workforce
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation(4/01/18 - 5/30/19)
Land Grant Universities and Data Science Workshop: Taking Data Science to America’s Emerging Workforce
National Science Foundation (NSF)(5/15/18 - 5/31/19)
CC-NIE Networking Infrastructure: Data Intensive e-Science and SDN at NCSU
National Science Foundation (NSF)(9/01/13 - 8/31/16)
North Carolina Bio-Preparedness Collaboration (NCB-Prepared)
US Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS)(5/01/10 - 2/28/15)