Reusability in the form of virtual machine images provides a way for scientific software to be preserved as it is used in a particular research project and thus enables reproducibility of scientific research.
Dr. Craig Stewart leads the Pervasive Technology Institute. The mission of the Indiana University Pervasive Technology Institute (IUPTI) is to enable the practical use of new innovations in information technology and cyberinfrastructure by converting the new discoveries of today into robust tools used by academia, industry and the general public, while helping build Indiana’s 21st century workforce and aiding the Indiana Economy. PTI is IU’s flagship institute in applied cyberinfrastructure development and deployment. PTI reports to the Offive of the VP for Information Technology and is a collaboration of OVPIT, University Information Technology Services, the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering, the Maurer School of Law, and the College.