DCO-DS Project Partners

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DCO Data Science Advisory Committee

Project Participants

Principal Investigator:

Peter Fox

Peter Fox is a Tetherless World Constellation Chair and Professor of Earth and Environmental Science, Computer Science and Cognitive Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Fox also directs the Insitution-wide interdisciplinary Information Technology and Web Science program. Previously, he was [...]

Co Investigator:

John S. Erickson

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. Currently Director of Research Operations at the Rensselaer Institute for Data Exploration and Applica [...]

Jim Hendler

James Hendler is the Tetherless World Professor of Computer and Cognitive Science, and the Assistant Dean for Information Technology and Web Science, at Rensselaer. He is also a faculty affiliate of the Experimental Multimedia Performing Arts Center (EMPAC), serves as a Director of [...]


Ahmed Eleish

Ahmed Eleish is a graduate student in the Information Technology and Web Science department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute working with the Tetherless World Constellation. He received his Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Helwan University in Egypt, then went on to work at Oracle Corp. [...]

Kathy Fontaine
Xiaogang Ma

Xiaogang (Marshall) Ma is a postdoctoral research associate at TWC, RPI, with a focus of research on Semantic e(Geo)Science. Before coming to RPI he was a PhD Candidate at Faculty ITC, University of Twente in the Netherlands, working on the theme 'Ontology Spectrum for Geological Data Interoperabil [...]

Hao Zhong

Hao Zhong is a PhD student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in the Computer Science Department and works as a research assistant at the Tetherless World Constellation. He received his Bachelor degree in Economics from Sun Yat-sen University in China and M.S. in Applied Mathematics at RPI before h [...]