Research Projects

Principal Investigator: Richard MarcianoPrincipal Investigator: J.C. Zhao (Materials Science & Engineering)
Funder: US Army Research Office
Exploring digital curation, data management, data mining, and the development of a digital asset management system for Additive Manufacturing (AM)
Principal Investigator: Richard Marciano
Funder: USDOI National Park Service
Creating a cutting-edge Digital Asset Management System with the National Park Service (NPS) to preserve and manage the digital assets of the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site.
Principal Investigator: Katrina Fenlon
Funder: USDA Agricultural Research Service
The National Agricultural Library acquires, organizes, provides access to, and preserves agriculture literature and its data for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. It needs research on the best practices for creating and curating its digital collections.
Principal Investigator: Richard Marciano
Funder: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Piloting an online national collaborative network of educators and practitioners to enable the sharing and dissemination of computational case studies and lesson plans through an open source, cloud-based interactive platform based on Jupyter Notebooks.
Principal Investigator: Katrina Fenlon
Funder: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Working with students in the iSchool's newly created specialization in data curation to build the workforce of the future in the field of digital curation and user access for scientific data and literature with an emphasis on agriculture and agricultural informatics.
Principal Investigator: Richard Marciano, Greg JansenPrincipal Investigator: Andrea Chiba
Funder: National Science Foundation
Creating technology and best practices for conducting science that is situated in the classroom setting with the purpose of better understanding children's ability to self-regulate when presented with challenges, which seem to be ever-increasing in our digital era society.