Beth A. Plale

UITS IU Bloomington

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Areas of Expertise

Tools to manage and catalog large-scale data sets; turning scientific data into discoveries; tools for metadata and provenance capture; data repositories; cyberinfrastructure for large-scale data analysis and workflow systems; geoinformatics research and education.

Expert Bio

Beth Plale oversees the research mission of the Pervasive Technology Institute and serves as director of the Data to Insight Center and director of the Center for Data and Search Informatics. She is also a professor of computer science and informatics, and she provides leadership for several major grant-funded projects and the HathiTrust Research Center.

In all of her roles, Plale has broad research and governance interest in long-term preservation and access to scientific data, and enabling computational access to large-scale data for broader groups of researchers.

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Updated on: June 5, 2018