EdgeDiscovery Advisory Council

The EdgeDiscovery Advisory Council is comprised of distinguished experts of the research and education community representing the sectors that Edge serves. The Advisory Council members provide strategic direction and guidance for EdgeDiscovery, and provide input and feedback on specific research engagement initiatives. The specialized expertise of the Advisory Council members augments the expertise at Edge. The Advisory Council members serve as ambassadors to the EdgeDiscovery community and connect EdgeDiscovery to a greater constituency. 

The EdgeDiscovery Research Engagement Advisory Council members meet two times per year, including one virtual meeting and one in-person meeting at the EdgeCon Annual Conference. 

David Bader, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor in the Department of Computer Science in the Ying Wu College of Computing and Director of the Institute for Data Science at New Jersey Institute of Technology
davidbader.net
people.njit.edu/faculty/bader

James (Barr) von Oehsen, Ph.D.
Vice President for Officeof Advanced Research Computing at Rutgers University
research.rutgers.edu/people/james-barr-von-oehsen

Tabbetha A. Dobbins, Ph.D.
Interim VP for Research and Dean of the Graduate School, Division of University Research, Associate Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy at Rowan University
linkedin.com/in/tabbetha-dobbins-ab208086/

Dave Belanger, Ph.D.
Senior Research Fellowat Stevens University
web.stevens.edu/facultyprofile/?id=1735

Jasmine Hoffman
Head of Experience at TechUnited:NJ
linkedin.com/in/jasmine-hoffman-731541a6/

Lora Billings, Ph.D.
Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics, and Professor of Applied Mathematics at Montclair State University
montclair.edu/profilepages/view_profile.php?username=billingsl

Florence Hudson
Executive Director, NorthEast Big Data Innovation Hub, at Columbia University
linkedin.com/in/florencehudson/

Dana Brunson
Executive Director, Research Engagement, Internet2
internet2.edu/community/about-us/executive-leadership/dana-brunson/

Jack Brassil, Ph.D.
Director for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure at Princeton University
cs.princeton.edu/people/profile/jbrassil