Benefits to joining IDIES include:

  • JHU faculty and researchers that are affiliated with IDIES can submit “Big Data” related proposals through our institute and take advantage of the resources offered by IDIES, including superior staff support (online submission, budgets, budget justification, cover page forms, JHU routing sheets, etc.). For more information read our Grant Submission guidelines.
  • Be part of a growing network of researchers in an interdisciplinary field where cross divisional relations are key.
  • Participation in IDIES programs in research, education and outreach, such as our Seed Money program to support concept development of big data projects and our outreach efforts such as participation in the US Science and Engineering Festival in Washington, DC.
  • Participate in new initiatives for unique resources including the High Performance Research Computing Facility (HPRCF) being developed with the University of Maryland College Park and funding requests to federal agencies

Centers, Institutes and Divisions that would like to discuss affiliation should email Margie Gier at

Only Faculty and Research Scientists who are part of the Johns Hopkins community may become affiliates of IDIES.

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