Team

DSI Council

Michael Goldman

Michael Goldman
Director

In addition to serving as Director of the Data Science Institute, Michael is principal investigator for several internal and external projects related to overhead imagery, machine learning, data compression, and system development at LLNL.  He is Associate Program Leader for the Collection Systems Innovation program in Global Security.

Timo Bremer

Peer-Timo Bremer

Peer-Timo holds a shared appointment at the Center for Applied Scientific Computing (CASC), focusing on large-scale data analysis and visualization, and at the University of Utah, serving as Associate Director for Research of the Center for Extreme Data Management Analysis and Visualization (CEDMAV). His research interests include large-scale machine learning, data analysis, medical image analysis, topology, and visualization.

Barry Chen

Barry Chen

Barry is a machine learning (ML) enthusiast who wants to see ML impact all applications at the laboratory. He is the principal investigator for several ML research projects devoted to the development of new neural network learning algorithms that address recurring challenges in scientific and security applications including: the scarcity of labeled data, the multimodality of data types, and the scalability of large models on massive training datasets.
Dan Faissol

Daniel Faissol

Daniel serves as principle investigator on several projects aimed at combining simulation, real-world experiments, data-driven methods, and decision science in order accelerate scientific discovery and provide novel solutions to human intractable problems. He is currently working on problems related to the immune system and cybersecurity using agent-based modeling, stochastic optimization, deep reinforcement learning, and active learning.

Ana Kupresanin

Ana Kupresanin

Ana is the Applied Statistics group leader in the Computational Engineering Division (CED) at LLNL. She brings subject matter expertise in the areas of uncertainty quantification, applied statistics and machine learning to the V&V/UQ side of the Weapons Complex and Integration program. As Group Leader, Ana provides management, strategic, and technical leadership to promote the utilization of sound statistical practices across Laboratory programs.

Michael Schneider

Michael Schneider

Michael leads a team within the Physics Division in science exploitation of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) for studying dark energy, dark matter, and the solar system. Michael also serves as principal investigator on internal and external projects in the areas of data analytics, computation, and sensor development.