Beth Plale
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Beth A Plale


- Full Professor of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University
- Director of Data To Insight Center at Indiana University
- Science Director, Indiana University Pervasive Technology Institute
- Co-Chair Research Data Alliance (RDA) Technical Advisory Board
- Co-director of HathiTrust Research Center
- Co-PI and IU lead on NSF DataNet Sustainable Environments Actionable Data (SEAD) project.

DOE Early Career Awardee and past Fellow of the CIC Academic Leadership Program

Artificial Intelligence Data Mining & Machine Learning Data Science Databases Digital Libraries Distributed & Parallel Computing Science Policy World Wide Web & Web Science

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Professor of Informatics and Computing

Indiana University at Bloomington
Department of Informatics
Beth Plale has broad research and governance interest in information, in long-term preservation and access to scientific data, and in enabling computational access to large and complex data for broader use. Her specific research interest are in metadata and data provenance, trusted data repositories and enclaves, data analysis and text mining of big data, and workflow systems. Plale teaches in the Data Science Program at Indiana University Bloomington. She is deeply engaged in interdisciplinary research and education and has substantive experience in developing stable and useable scientific cyberinfrastructure.

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