People

Directors

Saul Perlmutter

Faculty Director

Heather Haveman

Sociology, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
Associate Faculty Director

Ann Cleaveland

Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity, UC Berkeley
Interim Executive Director

Faculty Council

Joshua Blumenstock

School of Information, UC Berkeley
BIDS Faculty Council

Henry Brady

Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley
BIDS Faculty Council

Sandrine Dudoit

Statistics, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley
BIDS Faculty Council

Rosemary Gillespie

Environmental Science, Policy, and Management; Berkeley Natural History Museums; UC Berkeley
BIDS Faculty Council

Marta C. González

City and Regional Planning, Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley; Energy Analysis & Environmental Impacts Division, LBNL
BIDS Faculty Council

Sharmila Majumdar

Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Orthopedic Surgery, Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences, UCSF
BIDS Faculty Council

Linda Haverty Rugg

Scandinavian, UC Berkeley
BIDS Faculty Council

Niek Veldhuis

Assyriology, Near Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley
BIDS Faculty Council

Laura Waller

Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, UC Berkeley
BIDS Faculty Council

Staff

Ross Barnowski

Scientific Software Developer (NumPy)

Sebastian Berg

Scientific Software Developer (NumPy)

Alex de Siqueira

Assistant Project Scientist

Stacey Dorton

Administrative / Operations Manager

Marsha Fenner

Communications/Program Manager

Ciera Martinez

Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences Lead

Karthik Ram

Senior Research Data Scientist

Tim Thomas

Urban Displacement Project
Research Training Lead, Computational Social Science Training Program

Stéfan van der Walt

Senior Research Data Scientist

Maryam Vareth

Health and Life Sciences Lead

Fellow

Akram Bayat

Data Science Health Innovation Fellow

Monica De La Cruz

Social Welfare
Computational Social Science Fellow

Reza Eghbali

Data Science Health Innovation Fellow

Benjamin Fields

Sociology, UC Berkeley
Computational Social Science Fellow

Elleni Hailu

Epidemiology, Public Health
Computational Social Science Fellow

Jessie Harney

Goldman School of Public Policy
Computational Social Science Fellow

Benjamin Lacar

Data Science Health Innovation Fellow

Daniel Lobo

Sociology, UC Berkeley
Computational Social Science Fellow

Ivana Malenica

Biostatistics, UC Berkeley
BIDS Data Science Fellow

R.J. Cody Markelz

Global Environmental Change Fellow

Krista Neumann

Public Health, UC Berkeley
Computational Social Science Fellow

Ángel Mendiola Ross

Sociology, Global Metropolitan Studies
Computational Social Science Fellow

Valentín Sierra

Social Welfare, UC Berkeley
Computational Social Science Fellow

Elizabeth Smith

Data Science Health Innovation Fellow

Mahader Tamene

Epidemiology, Public Health
Computational Social Science Fellow

Solis Winters

Public Health, UC Berkeley
Computational Social Science Fellow

Faculty and Research Affiliates

Rediet Abebe

EECS, UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

David Ackerly

Natural Resources; Integrative Biology; Environmental Science, Policy, and Management
Faculty Affiliate

Deb Agarwal

Computational Research Division, LBNL
Research Affiliate

David Anthoff

Energy and Resources Group, UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

David Bamman

Berkeley School of Information
Faculty Affiliate

Wes Bethel

Computational Research Division, LBNL
Research Affiliate

Eric Betzig

Physics, Molecular and Cell Biology, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, HHMI, UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Joshua Bloom

Astronomy, UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Carl Boettiger

Environmental Science, Policy, & Management; UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Kristofer Bouchard

Computational Biosciences, LBNL; Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, UC Berkeley
Research Affiliate

Andrew Bray

Statistics, UC Berkeley
Research Affiliate

Eoin Brodie

Climate & Ecosystem Sciences, LBNL
Research Affiliate

John Canny

Computer Science, UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Cathryn Carson

Social Sciences, History; Computing, Data Science, and Society; UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Sarah E. Chasins

Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
Faculty Affiliate

Alvin Cheung

EECS
Faculty Affiliate

Neil Davies

Gump South Pacific Research Station
Research Affiliate

Perry de Valpine

Environmental Science, Policy, and Management; UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Anca Dragan

Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences; UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Emiley Eloe-Fadrosh

DOE Joint Genome Institute, LBNL
Research Affiliate

Hany Farid

EECS and School of Information, UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Neil Fligstein

Sociology
Faculty Affiliate

Harald Frey

Space Sciences Laboratory, UC Berkeley
Research Affiliate

Gerald Friedland

EECS, UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Jack Gallant

Psychology, UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Lisa García Bedolla

Education, Institute of Governmental Studies, UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Jack Glaser

Goldman School of Public Policy
Faculty Affiliate

Douglas Guilbeault

Berkeley Haas School of Business
Faculty Affiliate

David J. Harding

Sociology, D-Lab, UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Joseph Hellerstein

Computer Science, UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Anni Hellman

EU Commission
Visiting Fellow

David Holtz

Berkeley Haas School of Business
Faculty Affiliate

Giles Hooker

Statistics
Faculty Affiliate

John Huelsenbeck

Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Daniel Kam­men

Energy and Resources Group, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Maggi Kelly

Environmental Science, Policy, & Management; Geospatial Innovation Facility, UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Erin M. Kerrison

Social Welfare
Faculty Affiliate

Laurel Larsen

Geography, UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Michael Mahoney

Statistics, UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Chris Mungall

Environmental Genomics and Systems Biology, LBNL
Research Affiliate

Benjamin Nachman

Physics Division, LBNL
Research Affiliate

Peter Nugent

Computational Research Division, LBNL; Astronomy, UC Berkeley
BIDS Research Affiliate

Fernando Pérez

Statistics, UC Berkeley; Data Science and Technology, LBNL
Faculty Affiliate

Maya Petersen

School of Public Health, UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Trond Petersen

Sociology, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Katherine S. Pollard

Gladstone Institutes, UCSF, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub
Research Affiliate

Alison Post

Political Science and Global Metropolitan Studies
Faculty Affiliate

Jasjeet Sekhon

Political Science, Statistics, UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Uroš Seljak

Physics, Astronomy, Berkeley Center for Cosmological Physics
Faculty Affiliate

James Sethian

Mathematics, UC Berkeley; Energy Research, LBNL
Faculty Affiliate

Rachel Slaybaugh

Nuclear Engineering, UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Sameer B. Srivastava

Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Philip B. Stark

Statistics; Mathematical and Physical Sciences, UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Nick Swanson-Hysell

Earth and Planetary Science, UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Daniela Ushizima

Computational Research Division, CAMERA, LBNL
Research Affiliate

Charuleka Varadharajan

Earth and Environmental Sciences, LBNL
Research Affiliate

Rebecca Wexler

Berkeley School of Law
Faculty Affiliate

Bin Yu

Statistics, UC Berkeley
Faculty Affiliate

Stella Yu

ICSI Vision Group, UC Berkeley
Research Affiliate

Qing Zhu

Climate & Ecosystem Sciences, LBNL
Research Affiliate

Alumni

Nick Adams

Social Science
BIDS Alum – Research Fellow

Maryana Alegro

Neurology, UCSF
BIDS Alum – Data Science Fellow

Richard Allen

Seismolog, Earth & Planetary Science
BIDS Alum – Senior Fellow

Yasmin AlNoamany

University Libraries
BIDS Alum – DATA SCIENCE FELLOW

Adam G. Anderson

BIDS Alum – Research Training Program Manager

Leonard Apeltsin

BIDS Alum – Data Science Health Innovation Fellow

Flavio Araujo

Berkeley Lab
Former Visiting Scholar

Kyle Barbary

Berkeley Center for Cosmological Physics
BIDS Alum – DATA SCIENCE FELLOW

Richard Barnes

Energy & Resources Group, EECS
BIDS Alum – Data Science Fellow

Rebecca Barter

Statistics
BIDS Alum – Data Science Fellow

Peter L. Bartlett

Computer Science, Statistics
BIDS Alum – Senior Fellow

John Bohannon

Former Visiting Scholar

Matthias Bussonnier

Project Jupyter
BIDS Alum — Postdoctoral Scholar

Charlotte Cabasse

BIDS Alum – Ethnographer

Garret Christensen

BITSS
BIDS Alum – DATA SCIENCE FELLOW

John Chuang

School of Information
BIDS Alum – Senior Fellow

Dav Clark

D-Lab
BIDS Alum – Data Science Fellow

Chihoko Cullens

Space Sciences Laboratory
BIDS Alum – Data Science Fellow

David Culler

EECS
BIDS Alum – Senior Fellow

Diya Das

Molecular & Cell Biology
BIDS Alum – DATA SCIENCE FELLOW

Orianna DeMasi

EECS
BIDS Alum – Data Science Fellow

Fatma Deniz

Neuroscience, ICSI
BIDS Alum – DATA SCIENCE FELLOW

Alan Di Vittorio

Earth and Environmental Sciences, LBNL
BIDS Alum – Senior Fellow

Cyrus Dioun

Sociology
BIDS Alum – DATA SCIENCE FELLOW

Jonathan Dugan

Former Chief Research Officer

Melody Dye

School of Information
BIDS Alum – DATA SCIENCE FELLOW

Stephanie Eaneff

BIDS Alum – Data Science Health Innovation Fellow

Yu Feng

Berkeley Center for Cosmological Physics
BIDS Alum – Data Science Fellow

Ali Ferguson

Former Communications Manager

R. Stuart Geiger

BIDS Alum – ETHNOGRAPHER

Amir Gholami

EECS, BAIR Lab, FODA Institute
BIDS Alum – Data Science Fellow

Ryan Giordano

Statistics
BIDS Alum – DATA SCIENCE FELLOW

Elena Glassman

EECS
BIDS Alum – DATA SCIENCE FELLOW

Tom Griffiths

Psychology, Cognitive Science
BIDS Alum – Senior Fellow

Wooseok Ha

Statistics, FODA Institute
BIDS Alum – Data Science Fellow

Dan Hammer

Agricultural & Resource Economics
BIDS Alum – Data Science Fellow

Christopher Hench

German, Digital Humanities, D-Lab, DSEP
BIDS Alum – DATA SCIENCE FELLOW

Chris Holdgraf

Project Jupyter, DSEP, Neuroscience
BIDS Alum – Postdoctoral Researcher

Sol Hsiang

Goldman School of Public Policy
BIDS Alum – Senior Fellow

Kathryn D. Huff

Nuclear Engineering
BIDS Alum – Data Science Fellow

Haley Hunter-Zinck

BIDS Alum – Data Science Health Innovation Fellow

Chris Kennedy

Biostatistics
BIDS Alum – Data Science Fellow

Kevin Keys

UCSF School of Medicine
BIDS Alum – Data Science Fellow

Lowry Kirkby

BIDS Alum – Data Science Health Innovation Fellow

Justin Kitzes

Energy & Resources Group
BIDS Alum – DATA SCIENCE FELLOW

Jey Kottalam

RISELab
BIDS Alum – Data Science Fellow

Kevin Koy

Former Executive Director

Laurens Kraal

BIDS Alum – Data Science Health Innovation Fellow

Sören Künzel

Statistics
BIDS Alum – DATA SCIENCE FELLOW

François Lanusse

BCCP, FODA Institute
BIDS Alum – DATA SCIENCE FELLOW

Scott Paul McGinnis

History
BIDS Alum – DATA SCIENCE FELLOW

Edward Miguel

Economics, BITSS, CEGA
BIDS Alum – Senior Fellow

Jarrod Millman

Biostatistics
BIDS Alum – BIDS Data Science Fellow

Brent Mishler

Integrative Biology, Jepson Herbaria
BIDS Alum – Senior Fellow

Erik Mitchell

University Libraries
BIDS Alum – Senior Fellow

David Mongeau

Former Executive Director

Dmitriy Morozov

Berkeley Lab
BIDS Alum – DATA SCIENCE FELLOW

Robert M. Nadeau

Berkeley Seismological Lab
BIDS Alum – Data Science Fellow

Laura K. Nelson

Digital Humanities
BIDS Alum – Data Science Fellow

Jasmine Nirody

Biophysics
BIDS Alum – Data Science Fellow

Kellie Ottoboni

Statistics
BIDS Alum – DATA SCIENCE FELLOW

M Pacer

Project Jupyter
BIDS Alum - Postdoctoral Scholar

Lior Pachter

Computational Biology
BIDS Alum - Senior Fellow

Alexandra Paxton

Cognitive and Brain Sciences
BIDS Alum - DATA SCIENCE FELLOW

Sean Peisert

Data Science and Technology, LBNL
BIDS Alum - Senior Fellow

Matti Picus

BIDS Alum - Scientific Software Developer

Henry Pinkard

Computational Biology
BIDS Alum - DATA SCIENCE FELLOW

Lauren Ponisio

Environmental Science, Policy, and Management
BIDS Alum - DATA SCIENCE FELLOW

Tyler Reddy

BIDS Alum - Scientific Software Developer (NumPy)

Beth Reid

Berkeley Center for Cosmological Physics
BIDS Alum - Data Science Fellow

Ian Rose

Project Jupyter
BIDS Alum - Postdoctoral Scholar

David Schlegel

Physics, LBNL
BIDS Alum - Former BIDS Senior Fellow

Johannes Schöneberg

Molecular and Cell Biology
BIDS Alum - Data Science Fellow

Falk Schuetzenmeister

Geospatial Innovation Facility
BIDS Alum - Data Science Fellow

Saeed Seyyedi

BIDS Alum – Data Science Health Innovation Fellow

Romuere Silva

Berkeley Lab
Former Visiting Scholar

Kimmen Sjölander

Bioengineering, Plant & Microbial Biology
BIDS Alum - Senior Fellow

Nathaniel Smith

Former Computational Fellow

Jon D. Stiles

D-Lab
BIDS Alum - Senior Fellow

Ion Stoica

AMPLab, EECS
BIDS Alum - Senior Fellow

Sara Stoudt

Statistics
BIDS Alum - Data Science Fellow

Marla Stuart

Social Welfare
BIDS Alum - DATA SCIENCE FELLOW

Anthony Suen

DSEP
BIDS Alum - Data Science Fellow

Deborah Sunter

Energy & Resources Group
BIDS Alum - DATA SCIENCE FELLOW

Daniel Turek

Statistics, ESPM
BIDS Alum - Data Science Fellow

Mithra Vankipuram

BIDS Alum – Data Science Health Innovation Fellow

Nelle Varoquaux

Statistics
BIDS Alum - DATA SCIENCE FELLOW

Váleri N. Vásquez

Energy and Resources Group
BIDS Alum – DATA SCIENCE FELLOW

Paul Waddell

City & Regional Planning
BIDS Alum - Senior Fellow

Jamie Whitacre

Project Jupyter
Former Jupyter Technical Project Manager

Zexuan Xu

Hydrology, CERC-WET, Berkeley Lab
BIDS Alum - DATA SCIENCE FELLOW

Zhao Zhang

EECS, AMPLab
BIDS Alum - Data Science Fellow

Andreas Zoglauer

Space Sciences Laboratory
BIDS Alum - DATA SCIENCE FELLOW