Dr. Niyazi Bodur

Dr. Niyazi Bodur is the vice president of information technology and infrastructure at New York Institute of Technology, overseeing all information technology and telecommunication services, as well as facilities management, design and construction, and security.

He has twenty seven years of professional experience in information technology, business driven engineering research and development, instruction, and academia; as well as major construction and renovation projects. He is highly proficient in leading and managing a variety of IT and facilities functions.

He has strong technical experience and background in commercial and in-house administrative, clinical, educational, and scientific enterprise software development, implementation, and support; big data architecture, representation, analysis, and reporting; large scale web-site design, implementation, and maintenance; high-availability, multi-platform, 24x7 data center design and administration; enterprise security; cloud computing; server and desktop administration; user support; research computing support; enterprise class data and telephone network design and implementation; enterprise systems architecture design and implementation in a heterogeneous environment; multimedia curriculum development; public access facility administration.

He is experienced and proficient with all design, engineering, construction, and management aspects of large scale construction and renovation projects, including academic, research, administrative, and student residence spaces. He is well accomplished in developing innovative solutions for buildings and grounds maintenance, modernization, and sustainability.

He is accomplished in development and testing of disaster recovery plans and procedures for IT, Facilities, Security, and Business at large, including full-scale business continuity plans. Well versed in emergency response and management, and in administration of emergency command centers.

He has developed and implemented technical, business, and financial models, including service level agreements (SLA), for service delivery to a large user base with varying information technology and facilities needs, including charge-back models. He has performed large scale project feasibility analysis; business model, technical plan, proposal and budget development, negotiation, coordination, implementation, and administration for many small and large scale projects.

He has international expertise in manufacturing systems, world class manufacturing and agility, robotics, mechanical analysis, expert systems, computer-aided engineering, and system simulation.