Edward D. Gomes, Jr.
Senior Associate Dean for Trinity Technology Services
Edward D Gomes Jr. is currently the senior associate dean for Trinity College of Arts & Sciences Office of Technology Services (TTS). Gomes oversees information technology planning, services, resource allocation and integration for 70+ departments, programs and institutes. He also chairs or serves on numerous campus and regional planning committees related to academic technology, technology support and space planning.
Prior to his current role, Gomes served as Head of Information for the Duke University Libraries. In addition, since his arrival to Duke in 1986, he has held technology and research positions in both Duke University and Duke University Health System departments. One of his proudest achievements was the collaborative implementation of one of the first Duke University surplus computer donation programs supporting Durham public schools and non-profits, which developed into a university wide program that still exists today. He also jointly developed laser surgical methods that resulted in a US patent (US 5267856 A), awarded in 1993.
Gomes chaired Duke’s eLearning Roadmap Committee which led to the transition from Blackboard to Sakai and currently serves on Duke’s Sakai governance steering committee. He served as project manager for the Link Teaching and Learning Center, which opened in lower level one of Perkins Library in 2008. He also currently serves as a member of the Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL) Learning Spaces Collaboratory Advisory Committee. He is a 1985 graduate of Bridgewater State College (BS, physics) in Bridgewater, MA.