Eric Rau

Eric Rau

Agriculture Hall Room 221

Infrastructure Manager

Telephone: 517-884-4891

Justin S Morrill Hall of Agriculture, Room 221
446 West Circle Drive
East Lansing, MI 48824

Eric Rau serves as the Manager of the Infrastructure Team for the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR).  In this role, he oversees servers, storage, networking, security, disaster recovery, backups, and technical training for CANR, including MSU Extension, AgBio Research, and CABS.  Eric manages a team of 4 system administrators and a technology trainer.

Eric joined the ANR Technology Services team in June of 2013.  He served first as a system administrator – specializing in email, instant messaging, and backups.  He then took on the assistant manager role of the combined service desk and system administrators group, and now leads Infrastructure team.  Prior to MSU he was the Network and Systems Administrator for a property management company, working there for 8 years.  Eric is a proud and lifelong resident of mid-Michigan and a MSU sports fanatic.