Gordon Springer

Gordon Springer

Gordon Springer, Associate Professor Emeritus

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Gordon K. Springer Portrait


Gordon K. Springer is an associate professor emeritus in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at the University of Missouri. He has served as scientific director of the UM Bioinformatics Consortium, a UM System-wide resource that facilitates intercampus communication and bioinformatics research collaborations and director of Research Support Computing for the Division of Information Technology, MU’s campus computing organization. A former director of graduate studies for MU’s Computer Science Department, Springer has worked since the late 1980s with the MU Molecular Biology Program and in the Life Science Center to develop and support computer systems and software required to carry out various research projects that need computer analysis of biological data. He has received research funding from such institutions as Cisco Corp., IBM, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the National Institutes of Health, the National Library of Medicine, the National Science Foundation and Monsanto Co. He retired from full-time faculty in 2015.


PhD from Pennsylvania State University
BS from the University of California-Santa Barbara

Technical Focus

High Performance computing & networks
Parallel and distributed systems

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