Committees and Working Groups

Governance Committees

For more information about the function of these committees, please see How the NDS Operates.

Consortium Steering Committee

Robert J. Hanisch (chair)
Director, Office of Data and Informatics
Material Measurement Laboratory
National Institute of Standards and Technology

Alan Blatecky
RTI International, Visiting Fellow

Mercè Crosas
Director of Data Science IQSS
Harvard University

Ted Habermann
Director of Earth Science
The HDF Group

Carole Palmer
Associate Dean for Research Information School
University of Washington

Ed Seidel
National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Director
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Anita de Waard
VP for Research Data Services
Elsevier Publishing

Ex Officio

Christine Kirkpatrick
NDS Executive Director

John Towns
National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Assistant Director
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

NDS Executive Committee

John Towns (chair)
National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Assistant Director
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Ian Foster
Globus, Project Director
University of Chicago/Argonne National Labs

Niall Gaffney
Director of Data Intensive Computing
Texas Advanced Computing Center
University of Texas, Austin

Heidi Imker
UI Research Data Service, Director
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Michael Norman
San Diego Supercomputing Center, Director
University of California San Diego

Ex Officio

Robert J. Hanisch
Director, Office of Data and Informatics
Material Measurement Laboratory
National Institute of Standards and Technology

Christine Kirkpatrick
NDS Executive Director

Technical Advisory Committee

Kyle Chard (chair)
University of Chicago/Argonne National Labs

Christine Kirkpatrick (ex officio)
San Diego Supercomputing Center

James Myers
University of Michigan School of Information

Jarek Nabrzyski
University of Notre Dame

Ray Plante
National Institute for Standards and Technology; Gaithersburg, MD

Matt Turk
National Center for Supercomputing Applications
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Working Groups

Humanities, Arts, and Social Science (HASS) Coordinating Committee

Kevin Franklin
Institute for Computing in Humanities, Arts, and Social Science (I-CHASS), Executive Director
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Mary Vartigan
Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), Assistant Director
University of Michigan