Rajesh Gupta

(Founding Director)

Professor Gupta’s research interests span topics in embedded and cyber-physical systems with a focus on energy efficiency from algorithms, devices to systems that scale from IC chips, and data centers to built environments such as commercial buildings.

Jeff Elman – in memoriam

(Founding Director)

We honor the wise leadership of Professor Elman in helping build the foundation of the Data Science Institute.

Virginia de Sa

(Associate Director)

Associate director de Sa is a leader in the fields of cognitive science, neuroscience, computer science, engineering, and data science. Her research utilizes a numerous increase understanding of how humans learn to perceive the world around them.

Dimitris Politis

(Associate Director)

Associate Director Politis is an internationally known scholar in mathematics and economics, working on time series, bootstrap methods, and nonparametric estimation, and a researcher with authorship of more than 100 journal papers and monographs.

İlkay Altıntaş, Ph.D.

(Cyberinfrastructure, HDSI Fellow)

Ilkay Altintas is a Fellow of Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute (HDSI) as well as San Diego Supercomputer Center’s Chief Data Science Officer. She has played a huge role in the stewardship of HDSI cyberinfrastructure (CI) resources and services.

Bradley Voytek, Ph.D.

(HDSI Faculty Fellow)

Voytek is an HDSI Fellow who works with students in Cognitive Science, Neuroscience and Data Science. He is a leader of both the neuroscience graduate program and the HDSI Undergraduate Scholarship program.

Stephanie Labou

(Data Science Librarian)

Stephanie Labou is the Data Science Librarian with the UC San Diego Library. Stephanie provides user assistance with datasets and data analysis through general reference, in-person consultations, and collection development of licensed and open access data

Erik Mjoen

(Industry Relations Manager)

As Industry Relations Manager, Erik focuses on building partnerships and collaboration between industry and the Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute, with an emphasis on Research & Innovation, Recruitment, Continued Learning, and Leadership.