eScience Team

The eScience Institute is made up of a diverse group of individuals with backgrounds in data management, informatics, software engineering, reproducibility & open source data, statistics, visualization & human computer interaction, and cloud computing. Our data scientists and researchers act as matchmakers who help researchers across UW and beyond find the most appropriate tools and technology for their work.


Aminat Adefolu
DSSG 2023 Student Fellow
Silas Gifford
DSSG 2023 Student Fellow
Katherine Grisanzio
DSSG 2023 Student Fellow
Yuanning “Violet” Huang
DSSG 2023 Student Fellow
Kimberly Kreiss
DSSG 2023 Student Fellow
Brian Leung
DSSG 2023 Student Fellow
Maia Powell
DSSG Student Fellow 2023
Aanchal Setia
DSSG 2023 Student Fellow
Dharma Dailey
DSSG Human Centered Design Mentor
Madelyn Gaumer
DSSG 2023 Data Scientist
Akshay Mehra
DSSG 2023 Project Lead
Linda Estelí Méndez-Barrientos
DSSG 2023 Community Engagement Lead
Sameer Shah
DSSG 2023 Project Lead
Erin Trochim
DSSG 2023 Project Lead
Elliott Abe
Postdoctoral Scholar, UW Biology
Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad
Postdoctoral Scholar, Harborview Medical Center
Naomi Alterman
Technical Education Specialist
Cecilia Aragon
Director, Human-Centered Data Science Lab; Senior Data Science Fellow
Anthony Arendt
Senior Data Science Fellow
Ginger Armbrust
Director, School of Oceanography; Senior Data Science Fellow
Magdalena Balazinska
Director, Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering; Senior Data Science Fellow
David Beck
eScience Director of Research; Senior Data Science Fellow
Noah Benson
Senior Data Scientist
Matthew Berg
Postdoctoral Scholar, UW Genome Sciences
Pedro Bernardinelli
Postdoctoral Scholar, DiRAC
Ross Boczar
Postdoctoral Scholar, Institute for Foundations of Data Science
Bing Brunton
WRF Neuroengineering Assistant Professor of Biology; Data Science Fellow
Tucker Burgin
Postdoctoral Scholar, Chemical Engineering
Sebastian Castillo-Hair
Postdoctoral Scholar, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ali Chase
Postdoctoral Scholar, Applied Physics Laboratory
YeonJoon Cheong
Postdoctoral Scholar, Applied Physics Laboratory
Alexis Coatney
Grants Manager
Andy Connolly
eScience Institute Director, Senior Data Science Fellow
Cordero Core
Senior Software Engineer, SSEC
Nicoleta Cristea
Research Scientist, Freshwater Initiative and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Alex Douglass
Postdoctoral Scholar, Oceanography
Dara Farrell
Postdoctoral Scholar, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
Rob Fatland
UW Director of Cloud and Data Solutions
Maryam Fazel
Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering; Senior Data Science Fellow
Kristen Finch
Postdoctoral Scholar, Center for Environmental Forensic Science
Carlos Garcia Jurado Suarez
Principal Software Engineer, SSEC
Louisa Gaylord
Communications Specialist
Aritra Ghosh
Postdoctoral Scholar, UW Astronomy
Dominik Graeff
Postdoctoral Scholar, Earth and Space Sciences
Gregoire Guillet
Postdoctoral Scholar, Civil & Environmental Engineering
Bryna Hazelton
Research Scientist
Peter He
Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering
Joseph Hellerstein
eScience Data Scientist, Affiliate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Senior Data Science Fellow
Scott Henderson
Research Scientist, Department of Earth and Space Sciences
Bernease Herman
Data Scientist
Shayna Hilburg
Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemical Engineering
Jenny Holcomb
Office Coordinator
Bill Howe
Associate Professor, iSchool; Senior Data Science Fellow
Ariana Huffmyer
Postdoctoral Scholar, UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, NSF Ocean Sciences
Romain Hugonnet
Postdoctoral Scholar, UW Civil and Environmental Engineering
Brian Hur
Postdoctoral Scholar, UW Biomedical Informatics & Medical Education
Vaughn Iverson
Research Scientist
Madeline Jalbert
Postdoctoral Scholar, Information School
Anupama Jha
Postdoctoral Scholar, Genome Sciences
Hannah Joy-Warren
Postdoctoral Scholar, CICOES
Monica Keith
Postdoctoral Scholar, Anthropology
Daniel Kessler
Postdoctoral Scholar, Statistics
Taylor Kessler Faulkner
Postdoctoral Scholar, Computer Science & Engineering
Janet Kim
Business Manager
Byol Kim
Postdoctoral Scholar, Biostatistics
Andrei A. Klishin
Postdoctoral Scholar, AI Institute in Dynamic Systems & UW Mechanical Engineering
Ben Koger
Postdoctoral Fellow, UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
Ed Lazowska
eScience Institute Founder, Senior Data Science Fellow
Rayleigh Lei
Postdoctoral Scholar, Statistics
Gang Li
Postdoctoral Scholar, Genome Sciences
Jose Manuel Magallanes
Professor of Computational Public Policy
Vani Mandava
Head of Engineering, SSEC
Ben Marwick
Associate Professor, Anthropology; Senior Data Science Fellow
Tyler McCormick
Associate Professor, Statistics and Sociology; Senior Data Science Fellow
Colette Moore
Associate Professor, English
Steve Mussmann
Postdoctoral Scholar, IFDS
Ann Nykamp
Director of Finance and Administration
Gemma O’Connor
Postdoctoral Scholar, Oceanography
Gavin Pharaoh
Postdoctoral Scholar, UW Radiology
Trisha Prasant
Text Mining Student Assistant
Kasim Rafiq
Postdoctoral Scholar, Center for Ecosystem Sentinels
Ariel Rokem
Research Assistant Professor of Department of Psychology, Data Science Fellow
Arkajyoti Saha
Postdoctoral Scholar, Statistics
Hauke Schulz
Postdoctoral Scholar, CICOES
Don Setiawan
Senior Research Software Engineer, SSEC
Monica Sheffer
Postdoctoral Scholar, Biology
Valentina Staneva
Senior Data Scientist
Sarah Stone
eScience Executive Director
Joshua Swore
Postdoctoral Scholar, UW Biology
Anshul Tambay
Technical Program Manager, SSEC
Anissa Tanweer
Senior Social Scientist
Kirill Tchernyshyov
Postdoctoral Scholar, Astronomy
Kiran Vaddi
Postdoctoral Scholar, Chemical Engineering
Alison Weber
Postdoctoral Scholar, Biology
Mark Welden-Smith
Program Manager for Community Engagement
Spencer Wood
Senior Research Scientist with EarthLab
Yuexuan Wu
Postdoctoral Scholar, National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center
Fan Xia
Postdoctoral Scholar, National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center
Yiwei Xu
Postdoctoral Scholar, iSchool
Kehan Yang
Postdoctoral Scholar, Civil & Environmental Engineering
Xiaowei Zhang
Postdoctoral Scholar, Materials Science & Engineering
Xinyi Zhou
Postdoctoral Scholar, UW Computer Science & Engineering