Derek Werthmuller

Derek Werthmuller

Director of Technology Innovation and Services


  • Software Development
  • Reliable and sustainable computing
  • Automated deployment and management of systems
  • Computer and network security
  • Data Visualization
  • Emerging Technologies

Brief Bio

Derek Werthmuller is the Director of Technology Innovation at the Center for Technology in Government at the University at Albany, State University of New York (CTG UAlbany).

Werthmuller manages the Technology Solutions Laboratory and the Technology Services Unit, which are responsible for researching, prototyping, and implementing innovative and sustainable technology solutions.

During more than 20 years at CTG UAlbany, Werthmuller has championed emerging technologies such as XML frameworks and XML databases for web content management, systems management, and more. He has led activities into visualization, blockchain, Internet of Things and more recently data management and analysis. He was also responsible for directing CTG UAlbany's technology transfer program within the University to bring the Center’s innovative products to a greater market.

Werthmuller brings strong practical experience in automating system management and system deployment and evaluating sustainable software solutions. Academically, Werthmuller spearheads CTG UAlbany's Student Lab, providing students from UAlbany's College of Engineering and Applied Sciences and other academic programs with practical experiential learning opportunities.

Selected Publications

Costello, J., Werthmuller, D., & Apte, D. XML: A New Web Site Architecture. Albany: Center for Technology in Government, 2002.

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  • B.S., Computer Science, 1995, Siena College
  • A.A.S., Electrical Technology, 1989, Schenectady County Community College