In 2008 Dr. Marc Hoit became NC State’s first vice chancellor for information technology and Chief Information Officer. Dr. Hoit is a professor of Civil Engineering. Prior to NC State he was at the University of Florida.
Dr. Hoit was the co-principal investigator for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security grant to develop an early warning system for health-security. He was also the Principal Investigator for DIGGS, an international-XML standard for transferring transportation information.
He is a Fellow of The American Society of Civil Engineers and The Structural Engineering Institute. He earned his BS from Purdue and his MS and Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley