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Bertram Ludäscher
Director, Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship
Professor, School of Information Sciences

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.

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CIRSS Publications

Pimentel, J. F., Dey, S., Mcphillips, T., Belhajjame, K., Koop, D., Murta, L., . . . Ludäscher, B. (2016). Yin & Yang: Demonstrating Complementary Provenance from noWorkflow & YesWorkflow. Lecture Notes in Computer Science Provenance and Annotation of Data and Processes, 161-165. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-40593-3_13 Read more

Cao,Y., Jones,C., Cuevas-Vicenttín,V., Jones, M., Ludäscher,B.,McPhillips, T., Missier, P., Schwalm, C., Slaughter, P., Vieglais, D., Walker, L., Wei, Y. (2016) DataONE: A Data Federation with Provenance Support.
In Proceedings of the 6th International Provenance and Annotation Workshop (IPAW) (pp. 230-234.).
Presented at IPAW, Mclean, VA, June 7-8, 2016. Read more

Franz, N. M., Pier, N. M., Reeder, D. M., Chen, M., Yu, S., Kianmajd, P., . . . Ludäscher, B. (2016). Two Influential Primate Classifications Logically Aligned. Systematic Biology Syst Biol, 65(4), 561-582. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syw023 Read more

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CIRSS Projects

The Whole Tale: Merging Science and Cyberinfrastructure Pathways
Bertram Ludaescher, PI (Illinois); Kyle Chard, co-PI (U of Chicago); Victoria Stodden, co-PI (Illinois); Matthew Turk, co-PI (Illinois); Niall Gaffney, co-PI (Texas Advanced Computing Center)
Funding Agency: NSF - CC*DNI DIBBS

Designing Synthesized Knowledge of Past Environments (SKOPE)
PI: Keith Kintigh (Arizona State); PI: Timothy Kohler (Washington State); PI: Bertram Ludäscher (iSchool at Illinois)
Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Kurator: A Provenance-enabled Workflow Platform and Toolkit to Curate Biodiversity Data
PI: Bertram Ludäscher; co-PI: James Macklin (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada); PI: James Hanken (Director, Museum of Comparative Zoology. Harvard)
Funding Agency: NSF

DataONE (Data Observation Network for Earth)
PROJECT PIs: PI: William Michener (University of New Mexico); co-PIs: Matthew Jones (University of California, Santa Barbara); David Vieglais (University of Kansas); Suzanne Allard (University of Tennessee Knoxville); sub-award PI: Bertram Ludäscher (iSchool at Illinois)
Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

CIRSS News

October 3, 2016
Ludäscher and Cao demonstrate advanced provenance tools at DataONE All-hands meeting
[Reposted from the iSchool Newsroom: http://ischool.illinois.edu/articles/2016/10/team-illinois-developing-advanced-provenance-tools-dataone.]Provenance information describes the origin and history of artifacts. Because of the vital role played by da…

June 28, 2016
CIRSS participates in Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School
Several members of the CIRSS community will give presentations at the 2016 Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School (DHOxSS) on July 4-8 at the University of Oxford. Attendees will follow one of eight workshop tracks throughout the week, and attend…

June 9, 2016
NSF funds Whole Tale project
NSF has awarded $5M to the "Whole Tale" project, led by CIRSS Director Bertram Ludäscher (PI) along with CIRSS affiliates Matt Turk (co-PI, NCSA) and Victoria Stodden (co-PI, GSLIS). The five-year NSF Data Infrastructure Building Blocks (DIBBs) proj…

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Past CIRSS Events

September 14, 2016
ERRT Annual Planning Meeting
Please bring your ideas for sessions that you would like to see on the schedule for this year.  This includes new topics and ideas, as well as previously suggested sessions that have not yet made it …

September 2, 2016
Introduction to the Whole Tale Project
PI's Bertram Ludäscher, Matt Turk and Victoria Stodden will present an introduction to the Whole Tale project, a five-year project newly funded by the NSF CC*DNI DIBBS program.  The goal of the …

August 26, 2015
ERRT planning session
Bring your ideas for sessions that you would like to see on the schedule for this year.  This includes new topics and ideas, as well as previously suggested sessions that have not yet made it on the …

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