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Current Team Members

Joshua O'Madadhain

Joshua O'Madadhain is a software engineer at Google. His background includes research work at Microsoft and as a PhD student at the University of California, Irvine. His interests include machine learning, data mining, information retrieval, social network analysis, combinatorial optimization, and the design of data structures and algorithms. Some of his research has been on investigating the use of machine learning techniques to create predictive and descriptive models for event-based network data.

Danyel Fisher

Danyel Fisher is a researcher at Microsoft Research's Community Technologies Group. His interests lie in online conversation and interaction, especially through email, usenet, and other shared information spaces. His research often uses social network analysis and information visualization approaches to understand online spaces. He received his PhD from UC Irvine in 2004, and his MS from UC Berkeley in 2001. He is the co-editor of the edited book "From Usenet to Cowebs: Dealing with Social Information Spaces" (Springer, 2003).

Tom Nelson

Tom Nelson is the Chief Scientist at BrainTrust where he conducts data visualization and Big Data access and presentation research using the Java Programming Language and Javascript. He has developed and presented specialized seminars on RMI and Dynamic Class Loading, Jini Network Technology, and Activatable Services to other Java zealots in the Maryland/DC area, and was a JavaOne BOF speaker in 2003. Tom is also the project owner for 2 projects: elena and holowaa.

Past Team Members