There are 11 MBDH teams that have been created around the initial themes and activity areas for the Midwest BD Hub.

If you are interested in joining one of these groups, please contact the lead below. If you have general questions, please contact info@midwestbigdatahub.com.

There are several thematic communities mobilizing to address priority areas identified for our region; in addition, there are working groups addressing issues that cut across the themes.

Food-Water-Energy
Lead: Shashi Shekhar (Minnesota-Twin Cities)
shekhar@umn.edu
Health Sciences, Life Sciences, Bioinformatics, Genomics
Lead: Brian Athey (Michigan)
bleu@med.umich.edu
Smart and Resilient Communities
Lead: open
Digital Agriculture (precision farming, sustainability, …)
Lead: Carolyn Lawrence-Dill (Iowa State)
triffid@iastate.edu
Read more about the MBDH Digital Agriculture Community
Advanced Manufacturing
Lead: Jim Barkley (Ekta)
james@ekta.co
Network Sciences
Lead: Bernice A. Pescosolido (Indiana)
pescosol@Indiana.edu
Transportation
Lead: Carol Flannagan (Michigan)
cacf@umich.edu
Business Analytics
Lead: Ratna Babu Chinnam (Wayne State)
Ratna.Chinnam@wayne.edu

Working Groups:

Cybersecurity and Big Data
Leads: Yong Wang (Dakota State University) and Alex Withers (NCSA)
Data Science Education
Lead: Lior Shamir (Lawrence Technological University)
lshamir@ltu.edu
Cross-Hub Cyberinfrastructure Working Group