Bill Howe
Associate Professor
Office: Mary Gates Hall 310
Phone: 206-221-9261

Bill is an Associate Professor in the iSchool, Adjunct Associate Professor in Computer Science & Engineering, Founding Associate Director of the eScience institute and remains a Senior Data Science Fellow. He is a co-founder of Urban @ UW, and with support from the MacArthur Foundation and Microsoft, led UW's participation in the MetroLab Network. Bill created a first MOOC on Data Science through Coursera, and led the creation of the UW Data Science Masters Degree, serving as the first Program Director and Faculty Chair. Bill serves on the Steering Committee of the Center for Statistics in the Social Sciences. 

Jessica Hullman
Office: Mary Gates Hall 310
Phone: 206.685.9902

Jessica is an Assistant Professor in the iSchool and an adjunct Assistant Professor in Computer Science & Engineering at the University of  Washington. Before UW, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Computer Science Division at UC Berkeley, where she worked in the Visualization Lab and was sponsored by Tableau Software. ​Jessica holds a Ph.D. and M.S.I. from the  University of Michigan, and has worked with visualization groups at Microsoft Research, I.B.M. Research, and Tableau Software.  

Carole Palmer
Office: Mary Gates Hall 370B
Phone: 206.543.9792

Carole Palmer works in the areas of data curation and digital research collections. Her research is aimed at advancing data services, especially for interdisciplinary inquiry. In this era of “big data,” she is particularly interested in optimizing the reuse value of small data and access to open data across disciplines. Her current projects include developing a framework for Site Based Data Curation and a model program for Data Curation Education in Research Centers.

Emma Spiro
Assistant Professor
Office: Mary Gates Hall 310
Phone: 206.616.7395

Emma is an Assistant Professor at the Information School. She is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology, an affiliate of the UW Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences and a Data Science Fellow at the eScience Institute. She earned her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California, Irvine.  She also holds a B.A. in Applied Mathematics and a B.A. in Science, Technology, and Society from Pomona College, as well as an M.A. from the Institute for Mathematical Behavioral Sciences at University of California, Irvine.

Nic Weber
Assistant Professor
Office: Mary Gates Hall 330B
Phone: 206-221-6973

Nic is an Assistant Professor at the Information School. Prior to joining the iSchool as a faculty member he was a post-doc at UW working on digital preservation and data curation initiatives. Nic received his PhD in Information Science from the University of Illinois. He is currently a Research Data Alliance (RDA) early-career fellow and the technical director of the Qualitative Data Repository.  

Jevin West
Assistant Professor
Office: Mary Gates Hall 310
Phone: 206-543-2646

Jevin is an Assistant Professor in the iSchool at the University of Washington.  Before UW, he was a Post-Doctoral Researcher in the Department of Phyics at Umea University in Sweden.  Jevin was an ARCS Fellow and received his PhD in Theoretical Biology in the Department of Biology at UW.  His research on networks has been featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Nature and Science.   


Zack Almquist
University of Minnesota
Carl Bergstrom
UW Biology
Joshua Blumenstock
UC Berkeley
Carter T. Butts
UC Irvine
Tarek Ghani
U.C. Berkeley
Hedy Lee
UW Sociology
Melissa Lewis
UW Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Dana Litt
UW Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Tyler McCormick
UW Statistics and Sociology
Andrés Monroy-Hernández
Microsoft Research
Martin Rosvall
Umeå University
Jacob Shapiro
Jeannette Sutton
University of Kentucky
Ott Toomet
Tartu University


Lovenoor Aulck
UW iSchool
Nina Cesare
UW Sociology
Chris Holstrom
UW iSchool
Yeaseul Kim
UW iSchool
University of Washington
Jason Portenoy
UW iSchool
Philip Reed
UW iSchool
Shawn Walker
UW iSchool
Ian Wesley-Smith
UW iSchool
An Yan
UW iSchool
Sean Yang
UW Electrical Engineering
Li Zeng
UW iSchool


Guanghua Chi
Information School
Ram Chokkalingam
UW iSchool
Vijay Gaikwad
UW iSchool
Niall Keleher
UW iSchool
Raza Khan
UW iSchool
Sashwat Kondepudi
UW iSchool
Joshua Manoj
UW iSchool
Prerak Pradhan
UW iSchool
Anikate Singh
UW iSchool
Nishant Sinha
UW iSchool
Logan Walls
UW iSchool