Steering Committee

The Data Science Resources & Training Steering Committee (DSRT-SC) advocates, advises, and cultivates new data science opportunities at the University of Arizona. Members of the DSRT-SC promote and contribute to this information sharing portal, connecting the University of Arizona research community with data science training opportunities and campus resources. The DSRT-SC reviews and advises communication strategies and advocates for data science resources. Specifically, DSRT-SC members are responsible for:

  • Actively promoting data science resources within their respective professional communities on campus
  • Contributing content in the form of training events and information on campus resources
  • Collecting feedback and reporting back on training successes and gaps in opportunities
  • Identifying additional data science trainers and opportunities

DSRT Steering Committee members:

  • Jeff Oliver - UA Libraries
  • Eric Lyons - CyVerse
  • Steven Bethard - School of Information
  • Michael Culshaw-Maurer - CyVerse, The Carpentries
  • Uwe Hilgert - BIO5
  • Bonnie Hurwitz - Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering
  • David LeBauer - Arizona Experiment Station
  • Josh Levine - Computer Science
  • Fiona McCarthy - Animal & Comparative Biomedical Sciences
  • Nirav Merchant - UA Data Science Institute (Data7), Cyverse
  • Maliaca Oxnam - UA Data Science Institute (Data7)
  • Julian Pistorius - College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
  • Chris Reidy - Research Computing
  • Janet Rothers - College of Nursing
  • VIgnesh Subbian - Biomedical Engineering
  • Tyson Swetnam - BIO5, CyVerse

Steering Committee Alumni

  • Susan Miller - UA Data7
  • Blake Joyce - Research Computing