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
RichardWiltonAssociate Research ScientistDevelopment of genomic data models, databases, data loading and capacity planning. Also requirements and use cases for the genomics collaborative project.
SueWernerSr. Programmer Analyst​Database Programming & Administration
AniThakarPrincipal Research ScientistData Managment, Project Management
ManuTaghizadeh PoppSr. Software ProgrammerApplications programming, Web Services
AlexSzalayProfessor, Director of IDIES
KateStevensCommunications SpecialistWebmaster, Communications Materials, Project Management
JeffreyRoskes​Assistant Research Scientist
ElliotRosenIDIES AdminFinance, Administration, IDIES proposal submissions, strategic planning
JordanRaddickInstructional DesignerWebsite Content Developement and Managment, Educational Outreach
JasonPostlethwaitLan Administrator IIIHardware Maintenance, Hardware Procurement
VictorPaulSoftware EngineerDatabase administration, Data Management
BrianMohrSr. Systems EngineerHardware Design & Maintenance, Infrastructure Network & Systems, Operating Systems (Linux), Automation programming, Storage Architecture, Project Management, Emerging Technologies
ArikMitschang​Associate Research ScientistDistributed Systems, Big Data, Cloud Technologies, Applications Programming, Web Services, Emerging Technologies
DmitryMedvedev​Sr. Software DeveloperApplications programming, Web Services, Emerging Technologies
GerardLemsonPrincipal Research ScientistAssociate Director for SciServer, cosmology simulation lead, use cases for cosmology, numerical laboratory development for cosmology, development of Job Management Subsystem, developer collaboration layer.
Jai-WonKim​Research ScientistMetadata modelling, genomics data modelling, use case development, long tail system specification and UI development, development of Resource Access Controls
LanceJosephSr. Systems Administrator​Database Administration, Hardware Design & Maintenance, Infrastructure Network, Operating Systems (Windows & Linux), Real Time Monitoring, Storage Architecture, Emerging Technologies
StevenHandySr. Bioinformatics Software Engineer
JoeGesaSr. Grants & Contracts AnalystIDIES Sponsored Project Management, Proposal Development and Submissions
MargaretEminizer ​Assistant Research Scientist
KyleEdwardsLAN Administrator IIIHardware Maintenance, Operating Systems (Windows & Linux), Fixed Asset Management
LaszloDobos​Associate Research ScientistMachine Learning, Emerging Technologies
YingDaiDatabase Specialist
MikeSchnaubeltSoftware DeveloperAlgorithm Development, Data Analysis
Kelvin J.GreenLAN Administrator III
EhsanEhsanullahGrants and Contracts Analyst
KuzeyEdes HuyalVisiting Graduate Student
Charles GlaserSystems Engineer
MelindaNagyAssistant Research Scientist
TamásBudaváriAssociate ProfessorApplied Mathematics and Statistics
JulianaJaimeSr. Programmer Analyst
AmirSharifzadehSoftware Developer

IDIES Remembers

IT Architect
(until 2021)

Jan was the chief systems IT architect for IDIES and was an expert in hardware design and maintenance, infrastructure network and services, operating systems (Linux & Windows), automation programming, real-time monitoring, storage architecture, and emerging technologies.