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MBDH phase 2, June 2019 – present

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

PI: William D (Bill) Gropp
co-PI: Catherine L Blake
co-PI: Elif Ertekin

Indiana University

PI: Franco Pestilli
co-PI: Inna Kouper
co-PI: Valentin Pentchev

Iowa State University

PI: James Reecy
co-PI: Joe P Colletti
co-PI: Carolyn J Lawrence-Dill
co-PI: Sarah M Nusser

University of Michigan Ann Arbor

PI: Brian D Athey
co-PI: Ivo D Dinov

University of Minnesota

PI: Jeffrey M Peterson 
co-PI: Shashi Shekhar
co-PI: James C Wilgenbusch

MBDH phase one, 2015-2019

PI: Bill Gropp, National Center for Supercomputing Applications/University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
co-PI: Brian Athey, University of Michigan
co-PI: Inna Kouper, Indiana University
co-PI: John Mihelich, University of North Dakota
co-PI: Sarah Nusser, Iowa State University

Steering Committee (phase 1)

Specific and Regular Seats

  • PI: Bill Gropp, National Center for Supercomputing Applications/University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • co-PI: Brian Athey, University of Michigan
  • co-PI: Inna Kouper, Indiana University
  • co-PI: John Mihelich, University of North Dakota
  • co-PI: Sarah Nusser, Iowa State University
  • R. Babu Chinnam, Wayne State
  • Shashi Shekhar, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
  • Jim Barkley, Ekta Co, LLC
  • Bernice Pescosolido, Indiana University
  • Carolyn Lawrence-Dill, Iowa State University
  • Carol Flannagan, University of Michigan
  • Lior Shamir, Lawrence Technological University

At-Large Members

Elected

2018-2020

  • Carrie Brown, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Jennifer Clarke, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Melissa Hendrian, City of Urbana, IL Police Department
  • Valentin Pentchev, Indiana University
  • Kimberly Zarecor, Iowa State University

2016-2018

  • Dan Reed, University of Iowa (2-year term, 2016-2018) – Steering Committee Chair
  • Vetria Byrd, Purdue Polytechnic Institute, Purdue University (2-year term, 2016-2018)
  • Jennifer Clarke, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2-year term, 2016-2018)
  • Aneetha Gopalan, Conservis Corp, Minneapolis (2-year term, 2016-2018)
  • Hridesh Rajan, Iowa State University (2-year term, 2016-2018)
Appointed by Executive Committee
  • Keith Elliston, tranSMART Foundation (2-year term, 2016-2018)

Former Members

  • Greg Monaco, Great Plains Network (2-year term, 2016-2018)