The Rensselaer Institute for Data Exploration and Applications


Deborah McGuinness is the Tetherless World Senior Constellation Chair and Professor of Computer and Cognitive Science. She is also the founding director of the Web Science Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

James Hendler is the Tetherless World Professor of Computer and Cognitive Science, and the Assistant Dean for Information Technology and Web Science, at Rensselaer.

John S. Erickson, Ph.D. has spent over two decades studying the unique social, legal, and technical problems that arise when managing and disseminating information in the digital environment.