Data Collection

Amy Neeser

As the Consulting + Outreach Lead in Research IT at UC Berkeley, I coordinate the consulting efforts across the Data Management and Research Computing programs to offer a holistic approach to data and computation. I have experience working with data across the research lifecycle and my research interests include equity in STEM, interdisciplinary and open digital scholarship, innovative uses of technologies in academic environments, and critical digital literacy. I also facilitate Research IT's community, partnership, and outreach programs.


Sarah Daniel

Sarah Daniel is a Political Science PhD student, focusing on the evolution of spatial urban planning policies in colonial East Africa. Her research investigates the enduring impacts of these policies on contemporary patterns of spatial separation and inequality, particularly how space affects individuals' perceptions and political attitudes and behaviors. She has experience in conducting causal inference research and qualitative research, including interviews and archival research.

Jeffrey Jacob

Jeffrey Jacob is a Research IT Domain Consultant and a current Graduate Student studying Molecular Science and Software Engineering. His current research involves tailoring Large Language Models to dissect scientific literature and predict future hotspots of research. Some of Jeffrey’s interests include Machine Learning, Bioinformatics, Computational Chemistry and High Performance Computing.

Amogh Changavi

Amogh Changavi joined the QB3 Genomics team as a bioinformatics programmer in 2022. Professionally, his main responsibilities include processing different types of sequencing data from various labs/institutions through our analysis pipeline, manually maintaining the LTFS server system for data collection/backup purposes, handling admin duties for internal/external user access to the LIMS system, and taking on different analysis/installation requests via savio channels. He's also a part of the BRC consultants helping with apropos projects as they come available from users across...

Scarlet Bliss

Scarlet Bliss is a MS/PhD graduate in Epidemiology from the School of Public Health. Her work focuses on mixed methods approaches to characterizing and preventing spread of antimicrobial resistance and other enteric pathogens via the environment. She has experience in statistical analysis and public health bioinformatics. She is interested in ethical use of big data as it relates to epidemiologic research.

Noah Baker

Noah is a recent MPH graduate in Epidemiology and Biostatistics and is headed to UCSF's BMI PhD program. His research is focused on modeling and predicting disease, with projects in East Africa and California. As a Domain Consultant, Noah works with the clinical data collection tool REDCap and the Secure Data Research Compute (SRDC) infrastructure. He has interests in epidemiological/healthcare big data, HPC utilization, and machine learning.

Rick McGeer

Rick is a Berkeley PhD from EECS who's done extensive work in industrial research and startups in Cloud Computing, Distributed Systems, Computer Networking, and Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits He's particularly interested in democratizing access to computing systems and data.

Erin Foster

Erin is the Service Lead for the UC Berkeley Research Data Management Program. In this role, Erin oversees the program and its services to academic departments and service units and is responsible for providing leadership and collaborative coordination to ensure the success of this university-wide program. Erin supports researchers with services related to the management of research data. These services range from communicating best practices to advising on available technical solutions to offering a sympathetic ear. Erin collaborates with colleagues to...

Introducing the New Research Data Management (RDM) Program Website

July 25, 2022

As Service Lead of the Research Data Management (RDM) Program, I am very excited to announce the launch of the new RDM Program website! Since its beginning in 2015, the RDM Program supports and advocates for campus researchers and their research data needs. In partnership with other campus research support units, we consult with...

Wan Nurul Naszeerah

Wan Nurul Naszeerah (she/her) is a Doctor of Public Health student at UC Berkeley and a domain consultant at Research IT. Trained in Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, Wan has conducted epidemiological studies using a combination of tools, including field entomology, Geographic Information System (GIS), remote sensing and statistical softwares. She is currently interested in analyzing health information in new media.