Tuesday, June 16, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
G. Sayeed Choudhury is the Associate Dean for Research Data Management and Hodson Director of the Digital Research and Curation Center at the Sheridan Libraries of Johns Hopkins University. He is a member of the executive committee for the Institute of Data Intensive Engineering and Science (IDIES) based at Johns Hopkins. He has been a member of the National Academies Board on Research Data and Information, the ICPSR Council, the DuraSpace Board, the Digital Library Federation advisory committee, the Library of Congress’s National Digital Stewardship Alliance Coordinating Committee, and the Federation of Earth Scientists Information Partnership (ESIP) Executive Committee. He has been a senior presidential fellow with the Council on Library and Information Resources, a lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at Johns Hopkins and a research fellow at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the recipient of the 2012 OCLC/LITA Kilgour Award and has testified for the Research Subcommittee of the Congressional Committee on Science, Space and Technology.
Choudhury has served as principal investigator for projects funded through the National Science Foundation, Institute of Museum and Library Services, Library of Congress' NDIIPP, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Microsoft Research, and a Maryland-based venture capital group; and he is the principal investigator for the Data Conservancy, one of the original awards through NSF's DataNet program.