Great Plains Networks(GPN) has appointed Dr. Deep Medhi, Professor of Computer Science at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, to its Cyberinfrastructure Committee. Each state is allowed two members on the committee. Appointment is made by the state’s executive council member Gary Allen, Vice President of Information Systems for the University of Missouri. Dr. Gordon Springer, Associate Professor of Computer Engineering at the University of Missouri-Columbia, is the other member of Cyberinfrastructure Committee. The Great Plains Network is a consortium of universities in the Midwest, partnering to connect our members to the National Research & Education infrastructure, including Internet2, and to facilitate the use of advanced cyberinfrastructure across the network.