IRIS Executive Director
Jason manages the activities of IRIS and is the liaison with future and current Member Institutions. He is an ex officio member of the IRIS Board of Directors. Together with collaborators, Jason works on projects that examine the dynamics of high-technology industries, the public value of the research university, and the network organization of surgical care. Jason’s work makes use of large-scale administrative data to study fundamental process of network change and their effects in policy relevant domains. firstname.lastname@example.org
Research Assistant Professor
Jinseok’s work focuses on understanding the human interaction patterns extracted from large-scale, semi-structured and unstructured data generated from diverse information and communication technologies. At IRIS, he will provide expertise in name disambiguation of administrative datasets and work on research projects examining the role research experience plays in the career trajectories of students at various levels. email@example.com
Najla is a data visualization expert and applications developer. She stays in the forefront of advancing technologies and is skilled in a variety of programming platforms and languages. Her passion outside of work includes camping and hiking. firstname.lastname@example.org
Amy collaborates and coordinates with data curators, researchers, and analysts at federal agencies and at IRIS member institutions. Her work as a programmer on the IRIS team focuses on designing and documenting code to link restricted data sets and producing data products and analytic data sets. Additionally, she conceptualizes and designs additional metrics that can be built using IRIS and federal data. email@example.com
IRIS Research Manager
Natsuko manages, curates, documents, and analyzes large datasets that include administrative records (on research and award activities) provided by IRIS member universities. She also leads the development of data support and services for researchers who access and use de-identified IRIS data within the IRIS virtual secure data enclave. firstname.lastname@example.org
IRIS Research Support
Beth serves as the Research Support Specialist in the IRIS Research Team, working to help create a strong community of researchers. She provides support to researchers accessing IRIS datasets and coordinates the logistics of a grant program. email@example.com
IRIS Administrative Assistant
As the Administrative Assistant for IRIS, Evalyn does all of the meeting scheduling and event planning, as well as the day to day activities to keep the office running smoothly. Evalyn is an Ann Arbor native who loves to cheer on the Wolverines – Go Blue! firstname.lastname@example.org
Jake’s research focuses on developing and testing better network diffusion models to understand how ideas, innovations, and information spreading through a group of people helps to create and maintain a common culture over time. He will contribute expertise in network analysis at IRIS with an early emphasis on the ways that collaboration networks shape the scientific and career outcomes of university researchers.
IRIS Technical Director
Kevin is member of the IRIS leadership team and oversees all aspects of the technical operations of the organization. He works closely with member universities, IRIS staff, and partner organizations like the federal government to provide accurate and meaningful products to be used by IRIS members. email@example.com
IRIS Managing Director
Nancy handles the day-to-day operations of IRIS, including human resources, financial oversight, and management of internal systems and processes. Additionally, she is part of the IRIS leadership team, helping to set strategic goals and priorities for IRIS. Growing and sustaining the IRIS membership is a key part of her portfolio, as is work with the IRIS Board of Directors. Nancy is avidly outdoorsy, enjoying kayaking and rock collecting; she also plays the piano and takes urban ballroom dance lessons. firstname.lastname@example.org
IRIS Data Manager
Rob develops tools and scripts for IRIS to clean, maintain and integrate large administrative data sets. He also produces visualizations and provides support to the IRIS Technical Director in ensuring the robustness of the IRIS data system. His work is used in producing IRIS reports to universities and in creating and maintaining the IRIS data made available to universities. email@example.com
IRIS Research Coordinator
Karen provides pre and post-award grant administration, budget management and reporting, and print and digital publicity material design and production. She can help with IRIS memberships and member invoicing, contracts, and assorted financial matters. Karen is passionate about local Habitat for Humanity work and enjoys hiking, gardening and singing with the UM Choral Union. firstname.lastname@example.org
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