Scientific Program Committee - Sara Graves

S. GravesDr Sara James Graves is the Director of the Information Technology and Systems Center, the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees University Professor and Professor of Computer Science at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. 

Her current service includes membership on the National Academy of Sciences Board on Research Data and Information, the Executive Committee of CODATA, the International Council for Science: Committee on Data for Science and Technology; the Science Advisory Board for the Oak Ridge Climate Change Science Institute: the Board of Trustees for the Southeastern Universities Research Association (SURA), and is a Founding Member, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Science Advisory Board Data Archiving and Access Requirements Working Group.

Dr Graves directs research and development in large-scale distributed information systems, data mining and knowledge discovery, high performance computing and networking, semantic and collaborative technologies, analysis and visualization of biological and geosciences data.  She has been the Principal Investigator on many research projects with DOD, DOE, NASA, NOAA, NSF, and other entities.  Her degrees are in Computer Science and Mathematical Sciences, and she has served as chair or member of over 100 Ph.D. and M.S. committees.