Team

The EDI team consists of highly motivated and experienced data practitioners, software developers, and research scientists.

Corinna Gries (PI)

Corinna Gries is Principal Investigator of EDI and is based at the University of Wisconsin. Corinna leads the data curation, outreach and training activities of EDI and can be reached at cgries@wisc.edu.

Mark Servilla (PI)

Mark Servilla is Principal Investigator of EDI and is based at the University of New Mexico. Mark leads the development of the PASTA data repository software and can be reached at mark.servilla@gmail.com.

James Brunt

James Brunt provides system administration and data management in support of the EDI data repository and is based at the University of New Mexico. James may be reached at jbrunt@unm.edu.

Jon Ide

Jon Ide is a software developer for EDI. Jon has master’s degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science and is just completing a master’s in Biomedical Data Science. He has years of experience in software development and working with scientific data. He’s based in Madison, Wisconsin and can be reached at jride@wisc.edu.

Margaret O’Brien

Margaret O’Brien will assist in the design and development of efficient means to assure data submission by community members based on needs assessments and community science priorities. Margaret is based at the University of California at Santa Barbara and may be reached at margaret.obrien@ucsb.edu.

Colin Smith

Colin is a part of EDI’s data curation team and works with data providers to clean, document, and submit their data to the EDI repository. He also works with the EDI community to develop data management software tools and helps run workshops and training events. Colin is based at the University of Wisconsin and can be… Continue reading Colin Smith

Kristin Vanderbilt

Kristin Vanderbilt supports the Data Management as a Service activity. Kristin splits her time between the EDI and as an Information Manager of the Florida Coastal Everglades LTER site. She is based at the University of New Mexico. Kristin can be reached at krvander@fiu.edu.  

Duane Costa (retired)

Duane Costa is a retired team member. He worked as a lead developer for the EDI data repository software until June 2019.