Dr. Jane Greenberg named Data Fellow of the NCDS

Release date: 

November 13, 2013

Dr. Jane GreenbergDr. Jane Greenberg, professor and director of the Metadata Research Center of the School of Information and Library Science at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been selected as a 2014 National Consortium for Data Science (NCDS) Data Fellow by the NCDS Data Science Faculty Fellows Review Committee. 

Greenberg has received the fellowship in support of her project “The Metadata Capital Initiative” for calendar year 2014.

"Dr. Greenberg's proposal shows great potential to advance the field of data science, contribute to the ability to glean knowledge and opportunity from big data and build relationships between big data users and creators in the public and private sectors, including the membership of the NCDS," said Dr. Stan Ahalt, director of the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI). 

As a Data Science Faculty Fellow, Greenberg will have the opportunity to work with members of the consortium, leverage their expertise and contribute to the vision of establishing a comprehensive data science that will enable our nation to take full advantage of the era of big data.

Greenberg will report results of her research, share with the NCDS any resulting big data sets and credit the NCDS for its support in publications and presentations about her work on the Metadata Capital Initiative.  

Members of the National Consortium for Data Science Data Fellows Review Committee include:

  • Steve Brodsky, IBM
  • Tom Carsey, UNC Chapel Hill
  • Steve Daniel, NetApp
  • Steve Edwards, U.S. EPA
  • David Fenske, Drexel University
  • Tim Gabel, RTI
  • Steve Gustafson, GE
  • Russ Gyurek, Cisco
  • Paul Kent, SAS
  • Dave Maret, IBM