Robert Schuler



M.S., Computer Science, University of Southern California
B.S., Computer Science, University of Southern California


Robert Schuler is a Computer Scientist in the Information Sciences Institute at the University of Southern California. His research focus includes scientific data management, database evolution, and distributed systems. He has served in technical and leadership roles for large-scale NIH, DOE, and NSF initiatives including FaceBase, Biomedical Informatics Research Network, Earth System Grid, and Globus. Previously, Rob co-founded a software startup for secure digital content distribution with clients ranging from new media technology companies to major publishing and media corporations. Earlier, he worked for Xerox Research on the research and development of digital rights management technology, acquired by Microsoft Corp. Rob holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science from USC.