People

D2I believes in strong interdisciplinary teams of students, staff, and faculty

The Data To Insight Center at Indiana University Bloomington is lead by Interim Director, Dr. Inna Kouper, and Deputy Director Robert McDonald who is also Associate Dean for Research and Technology Strategies in the IU Libraries.

Through its affiliated faculty and numerous national and international collaborating partners, D2I has strong connections both within and outside Indiana University.

Leadership

Robert McDonald

Data To Insight Center Deputy Director and HathiTrust Research Center Exec Comm

Inna Kouper

Data To Insight Center Interim Director

Yu (Marie) Ma

HathiTrust Research Center Dev/Ops Manager and Director of Technology

Jill Minor

Data to Insight Center Outreach and Programs

Beth A. Plale

Professor, School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
Senior Advisor to Data To Insight Center and HathiTrust Research Center
Currently on assignment at the National Science Foundation

Administrative staff

Jodi Stern

Data To Insight Center and HathiTrust Research Center Administrative Assistant

Technical staff

Samitha Liyanage

Software Engineer

Kunalan Ratharanjan

Software Engineer

Sachith Withana

Visiting Scholar

Leena Unnikrishnan

Research Programmer

Jaimie Murdock

Research Programmer

Rui Li

Research Programmer

Affiliated faculty

IU School of Informatics and Computing

Other affiliations

  • Miao Chen
  • Research Associate, Data to Insight Center

Past affiliations

  • Previous visiting scholars

    Maryam Rahnemoonfar, currently at Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi

  • Former students

    Bimalee Salpitikorala Kavitha Chandrasekar

    Liang RanNirmal Mukhi

    Pradeep RavillaRama Raghava Reddy Arvabhumi

    Saurabh MalviyaTodd Saminda Wijeratne

    Yang Zhang Yiming Sun Aaron

  • PhD graduates and former postdoctoral fellows

    Abhirup Chakraborty, PhD, Teradata

    Aravindh Varadharaju, PhD, Shutterfly, Inc.

    Bin Cao, PhD, Teradata

    Chathura Herath, PhD, Knight Capital Group

    Devarshi Ghoshal, PhD, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs

    Eran Chinthaka Withana, PhD. Comprehend Systems

    Jiaan Zeng, PhD, Electronic Arts, Inc.

    Joey Kendall-Morwick, PhD, Depauw University

    Lavanya Ramakrishnan, PhD, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs

    Mehmet Aktas, PhD, Yildiz Technical University

    Nithya Vijayakumar, PhD, Apple

    Peng Chen, PhD, Facebook

    Sangmi Lee Pallickara, PhD, Colorado State

    Scott Jensen, PhD, San Jose State University

    Stacy Kowalczyk, PhD, Dominican University

    Ying Liu, PhD, Cisco

    Yogesh Simmhan, PhD, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

    You-Wei Cheah, PhD, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs

    Yuan Luo, PhD, Edmodo

  • Past lab members

    Abhijeet KodgireAbigail Matz

    Aparna RaoAshish Bhangale

    Bina PhilipFelix Terkhorn

    Girish SubramanianHeejoon Chae

    Jenny Olmes StevensKalani Ruwanpathirana

    Kaveh EkbiaNilesh Mahajan

    Prajakta PurohitPrashant Sabhnani

    Sharanya ChinnusamyShobana Krishnan

    Sribabu DoddapaneniSumit Goyal

    Suresh MarruSwati Nagde

    Tejas TotadeUma Pavalanathan