Director, Center for Environmental & Regulatory Information Systems (CERIS)
Michael Hill is the Director for the Center for Environmental and Regulatory Information Systems (CERIS) at Purdue University. Michael has over 25 combined years of software development experience in the public and private sectors. He joined CERIS in 2005 as a Programmer Analyst, became Systems Analyst in 2010, the Associate Director in 2017, and the Director in 2019. He holds both an A.S and B.S. degree in Computer Information Systems along with an M.S. degree in Adult Education. Michael also is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO).
The programs that Michael oversees at CERIS include the National Pesticide Information Retrieval System (NPIRS), Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey Information Services (CAPSIS), National Plant Diagnostic Network (NPDN) National Repository, and BoilerApps. Additionally, the NPIRS program has managed and operated the Accepted Labels State Tracking and Repository (ALSTAR) since its inception.