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About Science IT

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Flexible, collaborative, and creative IT services focused on a positive customer experience in support of the Research, Teaching, and Learning missions of the College of Science. 


We are comprised of three centralized groups that support all our Faculty, Staff and Graduate Students throughout the College of Science.  We also have a dedicated Academic Site Specialist for each department to assist with the higher level research/teaching/learning needs specific to their respective department.

Our three Central Groups are lead by:

  • Tanner Buffenbarger: Windows/Mac Support and Administration 
  • Eric Hassenplug: Web / Database Administration and Support
  • Steve Plite: Linux/ Unix Administration and Support

Meet our staff

Purdue University College of Science, 150 N. University St, West Lafayette, IN 47907 • Phone: (765) 494-1729, Fax: (765) 494-1736

Student Advising Office: (765) 494-1771, Fax: (765) 496-3015 • Science IT, (765) 494-4488

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