Beth A. Plale

Beth A. Plale, Ph.D.
Director, Data to Insight Center
Managing Director, Pervasive Technology Institute (PTI)
Professor, School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University

Professor 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. Her specific research interests are in tools for metadata and provenance capture, data repositories, cyberinfrastructure for large-scale data analysis, and workflow systems. Plale is deeply engaged in interdisciplinary research and education and has substantive experience in developing stable and useable scientific cyberinfrastructure.

Professor Plale is Research Data Alliance-US Technology Co-Chair
Co-PI and IU lead on NSF DataNet Sustainable Environments-Actionable Data (SEAD) project
Co-Director, HathiTrust Research Center
ACM Senior Member and IEEE Member; DOE Early Career Awardee; past Fellow of the CIC Academic Leadership Program
Editorial board for Journal of Concurrency and Computation Practice and Experience.

Contact information:
Professor Beth Plale
School of Informatics and Computing
Indiana University
919 E. 10th St
Bloomington, IN 47408
+1 (812) 855-4373 (voice)
+1 (812) 855-7257 (Nicole Todd, alternate contact)

Curriculum Vitae, Apr 2013
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Lab Members

Current members: Past students:
  • Yogesh Simmhan, Research Assoc Professor, University of Southern California
  • Sharanya Chinnusamy, MS, at Microsoft
  • Ashish Bhangale, MS, at Microsoft
  • Ying Liu, Ph.D Cisco
  • Sangmi Lee Pallickara, Asst Professor, Colorado State Univ
  • Nithya Vijayakumar, Ph.D. Cisco
  • Shribabu Doddapaneni, MS
  • Heejoon Chae, IU
  • Bin Cao, PhD, Teradata Corp.
  • Suresh Marru, IU

Last updated Apr 2013