Beth A. Plale
Professor of Computer Science and PTI Managing Director
Beth 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 geoinformatics research and education and has substantive experience in developing stable and useable scientific cyberinfrastructure.
Selected Grants and Awards
- Sustainable Environments – Actionable Data, National Science Foundation, Plale co-PI and IU PI, with UMich (PI), and UIUC, Rensselaer Polytechnic University, total $8,000,000, 10/01/2011 – 09/31/2016.
- Data Capsule for Non-Consumptive Research, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, $606,000, 07/2011 – 07-2014
- Instant Karma: Applying a Proven Provenance Tool to NASA’s AMSR-E Data Production Stream, NASA ACCESS 2009, $260,066, 10/2009 – 09/2011.
- netKarma: GENI Provenance Registry, with C. Small, Global Environments for Networked Innovations (GENI) program, BBN, approx. $538,318, 9/2009 – 8/2012
- Pervasive Technology Institute, with B. Wheeler, C. Stewart, G. Fox and F. Cate; Lilly Endowment, $15,000,000, 1/01/2009 – 12/31/2014
- Cyberinfrastructure Software: Availability, Persistence, and Support Workshop, with B. Wheeler, et al., National Science Foundation, $131,691, 6/1/2008 – 5/31/200
School of Informatics and Computing
Informatics East 256A
Bloomington, IN 47408