Our Team

Executive Committee

Director of IDIES
Associate Director, West
Associate Director, East
Associate Director, Research Data Management
Associate Director, Computer Infrastructure
Associate Director,
Associate Director of Operations
IDIES Director of Science
At-large Member, MINDS
At-large Member, CBS
At-large Member, BSPH


First NameLast NameTitleArea of Expertise
YingDaiDatabase Specialist
AdityaDevarakonda​Associate Research ScientistMachine Learning
LaszloDobos​Associate Research ScientistMachine Learning, Emerging Technologies
KyleEdwardsLAN Administrator IIHardware Maintenance, Operating Systems (Windows & Linux), Fixed Asset Management
MargaretEminizer ​Assistant Research Scientist
TaraEngelIDIES AdminFinance, Administration, IDIES proposal submissions, strategic planning
LenaleeFultonFinancial AnalystMARCC, Fixed Asset Procurement & Managment
SabrinaGarrettBudget AnalystTransaction processing, Fixed Asset Management, Event Support
SahilHamal​Software DeveloperSoftware developer; UI designer
StevenHandySr. Bioinformatics Software Engineer
LanceJosephSr. Systems Administrator​Database Administration, Hardware Design & Maintenance, Infrastructure Network, Operating Systems (Windows & Linux), Real Time Monitoring, Storage Architecture, Emerging Technologies
Jai-WonKim​Research ScientistMetadata modelling, genomics data modelling, use case development, long tail system specification and UI development, development of Resource Access Controls
GerardLemsonResearch ScientistAssociate Director for SciServer, cosmology simulation lead, use cases for cosmology, numerical laboratory development for cosmology, development of Job Management Subsystem, developer collaboration layer.
DmitryMedvedev​Sr. Software DeveloperApplications programming, Web Services, Emerging Technologies
ArikMitschang​Associate Research ScientistDistributed Systems, Big Data, Cloud Technologies, Applications Programming, Web Services, Emerging Technologies
BrianMohrSr. Systems EngineerHardware Design & Maintenance, Infrastructure Network & Systems, Operating Systems (Linux), Automation programming, Storage Architecture, Project Management, Emerging Technologies
HeidiMoldenhauerSr. Grants and Contracts AnalystIDIES Sponsored Project Management, Proposal Development and Submissions
VictorPaulSoftware EngineerDatabase administration, Data Management
JasonPostlethwaitLan Administrator IIIHardware Maintenance, Hardware Procurement
JordanRaddickInstructional DesignerWebsite Content Developement and Managment, Educational Outreach
JeffreyRoskes​Assistant Research Scientist
CarolineSwartzCommunications SpecialistWebmaster, Communications Materials, Project Management
AlexSzalayProfessor, DIrector of IDIES
ManuTaghizadeh PoppSr. Software ProgrammerApplications programming, Web Services
AniThakarLead Research ScientistData Managment, Project Management
JanVandenberg​IT ArchitectHardware Design & Maintenance, Infrastructure Network & Services, Operating Systems (Linux & Windows), Automation programming, Real Time Monitoring, Storage Architecture, Emerging Technologies
SueWernerSr. Programmer Analyst​Database Programming & Administration
RichardWiltonAssociate Research ScientistDevelopment of genomic data models, databases, data loading and capacity planning. Also requirements and use cases for the genomics collaborative project.