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MBDH phase 2, June 2019–present

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

PI: Catherine Blake (from May 2020; co-PI in year 1)
co-PI: William (Bill) Gropp (PI in year 1)
co-PI: Elif Ertekin
Executive Director: W. John MacMullen

Indiana University

PI: Franco Pestilli
co-PI: Inna Kouper
co-PI: Valentin Pentchev
Site Coordinator: Sandra Hanekamp

Iowa State University

PI: James Reecy
co-PI: Joe Colletti
co-PI: Carolyn J Lawrence-Dill
Site Coordinator: Karen Bramow

University of Michigan Ann Arbor

PI: H. V. Jagadish
co-PI: Ivo Dinov
Site Coordinator: Kristin Burgard

University of Minnesota

PI: Jeffrey Peterson 
co-PI: Shashi Shekhar
co-PI: James Wilgenbusch
Site Coordinator: Adam Wilke

University of North Dakota

co-PI: Ryan Adams
Site Coordinator: Aaron Bergstrom

University of North Carolina–Greensboro

PI, External Evaluation Lead: Ayesha Boyce
Project co-Lead: Aileen Reid

Seed Fund Steering Committee (phase 2)
  • • Chair, voting member: Jennifer Clarke, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
  • • Ex-Officio, voting member: Catherine Blake, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • • Ex-Officio, non-voting member: John MacMullen, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • • Voting member: James Barkley, Ekta Corp.
  • • Voting member: Paul Capel, University of Minnesota
  • • Voting member: Julie Dickerson, Iowa State University
  • • Voting member: Melissa Hendrian, Urbana, IL Police Department
  • • Voting member: John Marcotte, University of Michigan
  • • Voting member: Lior Shamir, Kansas State University
  • • Interim member, year 1: Ivo Dinov, University of Michigan
  • • Interim member, year 1: Elif Ertekin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • • Interim member, year 1: Inna Kouper, Indiana University
  • • Interim member, year 1: James Reecy, Iowa State University
  • • Interim member, year 1: James Wilgenbusch, University of Minnesota

MBDH phase 1, 2015–2019

PI: William (Bill) Gropp, National Center for Supercomputing Applications/University of Illinois at 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
Executive Director: Melissa Cragin

Steering Committee (phase 1)

Specific and Regular Seats

  • • PI: Bill Gropp, National Center for Supercomputing Applications/University of Illinois at 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)
  • • Annetha 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)