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CIRSS Students

Yi-Yun (Jessica) Cheng - Research Assistant
Henry Gabb - Research Assistant
Michael Gryk - Research Assistant
Linh Hoang - Research Assistant
Jacob Jett - Research Assistant

Affiliated Researchers

Harriett Green - Associate University Librarian, Washington University Libraries
Beth Sandore Namachchivaya - University Librarian, University of Waterloo
Carole L. Palmer - Founding Director of CIRSS, Professor Emerita at the iSchool, and Professor at the University of Washington's Information School
Maria Souden - Associate Director for Communications at VA Information Resource Center (VIReC), Veteran Administration
John M. Unsworth - Dean of Libraries, University Librarian, Professor of English, University of Virginia

Affiliated Fellows

Peter Fox - Tetherless World Constellation Chair and Professor of Earth and Environmental Science, Computer Science and Cognitive Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


CIRSS Administration

CIRSS Director Bertram Ludäscher
Director of CIRSS, and Professor at the iSchool, NCSA, and the Department of Computer Science. He conducts research in scientific data management, scientific workflows, and data provenance. His research interests also include foundations of databases, knowledge representation, and reasoning. Ludäscher applies this work in a number of domains, e.g., biodiversity informatics and taxonomy.
Associate Director Catherine Blake
Cathy Blake is the Associate Director of CIRSS and an Associate Professor at the iSchool. She conducts research on both human and automated processes surrounding information synthesis and discovery.

CIRSS Personnel

Cheryl Thompson - Postdoctoral Researcher
Janet Eke - Assistant Director
Megan Senseney - Research Scientist
Timothy Cole - Coordinator for Library Applications at CIRSS, Mathematics Librarian and Professor of Library Administration
Timothy McPhillips - Software Developer

Affiliated Faculty

Masooda Bashir - Assistant Professor, School of Information Sciences
Maria Bonn - Senior Lecturer, School of Information Sciences
Ian Brooks - Research Scientist, School of Information Sciences
Melissa Cragin - Executive Director Midwest Big Data Hub, iSchool Research Assistant Professor,
Peter Darch - Assistant Professor, School of Information Sciences
Jana Diesner - Associate Professor, School of Information Sciences
J. Stephen Downie - Professor, Associate Dean for Research, School of Information Sciences
David Dubin - Research Associate Professor, School of Information Sciences
Les Gasser - Professor, School of Information Sciences
Brant Houston - Professor, College of Media
Daniel S. Katz - Assistant Director for Scientific Software and Applications, NCSA, Research Associate Professor, iSchool,
Jerome McDonough - Associate Professor, School of Information Sciences
Allen Renear - Professor and Dean, School of Information Sciences
Jodi Schneider - Assistant Professor, School of Information Sciences
Linda Smith - Professor, Associate Dean, School of Information Sciences
Victoria Stodden - Associate Professor, School of Information Sciences
Vetle Torvik - Assistant Professor, School of Information Sciences
Matt Turk - Assistant Professor, Assistant Research Professor of Astronomy, Astronomy
Michael Twidale - Professor, School of Information Sciences
Ted Underwood - Professor of English, Liberal Arts and Sciences Centennial Scholar,
Karen Wickett - Assistant Professor, School of Information Sciences
Matt Yoder - Biological Informatician, Illinois Natural History Survey