Dr Margaret Hedstrom
Margaret Hedstrom is a Professor at the School of Information, University of Michigan. She is PI for SEAD (Sustainable Environment/Actionable Data), an $8 million project funded by NSF, that is building cyberinfrastructure and develop new practices for data sharing, preservation, access and reuse. She also heads a NSF-sponsored traineeship (IGERT) at the University of Michigan called “Open Data” in partnership with faculty and doctoral students in bioinformatics, computer science, information science, materials science, and chemical engineering that is investigating tools and policies for data sharing and data management. She currently chairs a National Research Council study committee on Digital Curation Workforce and Education Issues.