Susan Winter

Susan Winter

Susan Winter

Lecturer, Associate Dean for Research and CASCI Co-Director
Patuxent 1109G
(301) 314-9145

Dr. Winter was previously a Science Advisor in the Directorate for Social Behavioral and Economic Sciences, a Program Director, and Acting Deputy Director of the Office of Cyberinfrastructure at the National Science Foundation supporting distributed, interdisciplinary scientific collaboration for complex data-driven and computational science.


  • The social and organizational challenges of data reuse
  • Large-scale collaboration among scientists acting within highly institutionalized sociotechnical systems


  • PhD, University of Arizona


  • INST 627 Data Science for Information Professionals
  • INST 701 Introduction to Research Methods


Research Projects: 

Fostering New Collaborations in Open Online Community Data Research: Prototyping an Open Collaboration Data Factory

Principal Investigator: Susan Winter
Investigator: Katie Shilton

Open online communities (OOC) have emerged as significant drivers of innovation, economic activity, and social well-being. But, principles and prototypes for sharing data and detailed methodological approaches have not yet been developed for the study of OOCs.

Data Analytics to Support Innovation Communities

Principal Investigator: Susan Winter
Investigator: Andrew Fellows

Dr. Susan Winter and Andrew Fellows will lead the effort to bring advanced data analytics and business intelligence services to public libraries in Prince George’s County.

Data Analytics for Community Decision-Making

Principal Investigator: Susan Winter
Investigator: Andrew Fellows

The project aims to find out how local communities can benefit from the advances in big data and data analytic technologies and how such technologies can create an innovation-supporting environment to stimulate economic growth in recovering communities.

Finding Practices that Cultivate Ethical Computing in Mobile and Wearable Application Research & Development

Associated Research Centers:
Principal Investigator: Katie Shilton Adam A. Porter & Elizabeth Lynn Blake & Jonathan Wilkenfeld & Alexander Robert Jonas & Audrey R Tetteh & Devin Hayes Ellis
Investigator: Susan Winter
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