A Powerful Distributed Cyberinfrastructure to Support
Data-Intensive Scientific Research and Collaboration

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Principal Investigator: Larry Smarr, University of California, San Diego
Co-Principal Investigators: Thomas A. DeFanti, University of Illinois at Chicago
Mark Ellisman, University of California, San Diego
Jason Leigh, University of Illinois at Chicago
Philip Papadopoulos, University of California, San Diego
Project Manager: Maxine Brown, University of Illinois at Chicago
System Software Architect: Andrew Chien, University of California, San Diego

California Institute of Telecommunications and Information Technology

University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

Center for Networked Systems (CNS)
National Center for Microscopy Imaging Research
Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO)
San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC)
Academic Computing Services (ACS)
Center for Research in Computing and the Arts (CRCA)
Preuss School
Sixth College
Visualization and Interactive Systems ( VIS) Group

University of California, Irvine (UCI)

Center for Pervasive Communications and Computing (CPCC)
Department of Computer Science, School of Information and Computer Sciences (ICS)
Distributed Real-time Ever Available Microcomputing (DREAM) Laboratory
Earth System Science Modeling Facility (ESMF)
Network & Academic Computing Services

Northwestern University (NU)

International Center for Advanced Internet Research (iCAIR)

San Diego State University (SDSU)

Center for Information Technology and Infrastructure

Texas A&M University (TAMU)

Prophesy Project

University of Southern California’s Information Sciences Institute (USC ISI)

Center for Grid Technologies

Computer Networks Division

Postel Center for Experimental Networking

University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

Electronic Visualization Laboratory (EVL)

Laboratory for Advanced Computing (LAC)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)



Ames Research Center (ARC)

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)

Purdue University, US

Envision Center for Data Perceptualization and Rosen Center for Advanced Computing

University of Michigan, US

School of Information

Collaboratory for Research on Electronic Work

US Geological Survey (USGS), US

USGS National Center for Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS)


CANARIE Advanced Network

Communications Research Centre Canada (CRC), Canada

Broadband and Optical Networks (RBON)

SARA Computing and Networking Services, The Netherlands

High Performance Networking

Visualization and Virtual Reality

University of Amsterdam (UvA), The Netherlands

System and Network Engineering Group

KISTI (Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information), Korea

Supercomputing Center

AIST (National Insitute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology), Japan

Grid Technology Research Center (GTRC)


Big Bangwidth

Calient Networks, Inc.

Chiaro Networks, Inc.

Glimmerglass Networks, Inc.


Lucent Technologies

Rincon Research Corporation

Sun Microsystems

Telcordia Technologies

Bannister, Joseph
USC ISI joseph @ isi.edu
Brown, Maxine
UIC EVL maxine @ uic.edu
Brown, Sheldon UCSD CRCA sgbrown @ ucsd.edu
Chien, Andrew
UCSD CNS achien @ ucsd.edu
Chin, Aaron
UCSD Calit2 akchin @ soe.ucsd.edu
Cox, Donna UIUC NCSA cox @ ncsa.uiuc.edu
Davis, Brian USGS EROS bdavis @ usgs.gov
de Laat, Cees UvA AIR delaat @ science.uva.nl
DeFanti, Tom UIC EVL tom @ uic.edu
Ellisman, Mark UCSD NCMIR mark @ ncmir.ucsd.edu
Frost, Eric SDSU CITI eric.frost @ sdsu.edu
Gary, Pat NASA GSFC pat.gary @ nasa.gov
Goodrich, Michael UCI ICS goodrich @ ics.uci.edu
Grossman, Robert UIC LAC grossman @ uic.edu
Hakozaki, Hiroyuki UCSD NCMIR hiroyuki @ ncmir.ucsd.edu
Hidley, Greg UCSD Calit2 ghidley @ ucsd.edu
Hutton, Tom UCSD SDSC hutton @ ucsd.edu
Jagadishprasad, Praveen UCSD Calit2 jpraveen @ soe.ucsd.edu
Jenks, Steve UCSD sjenks @ uci.edu
Karin, Sid UCSD SIO skarin @ ucsd.edu
Kent, Graham UCSD SIO gkent @ ucsd.edu
Kesselman, Carl UCSD SIO carl @ isi.edu
Kilb, Debi UCSD SIO dkilb @ epicenter.ucsd.edu
Kim, Kane UCI DREAM khkim @ uci.edu
Koo, Gee-Bum KISTI voxel @ kisti.re.kr
Kuester, Falko UCI VIS fkuester @ uci.edu
Lee, David UCSD NCMIR dlee @ ncmir.ucsd.edu
Lee, Jysoo KISTI jysoo @ kisti.re.kr
Leigh, Jason UIC EVL spiff @ uic.edu
Levy, Stuart UIUC NCSA slevy @ ncsa.uiuc.edu
Mambretti, Joe NU iCAIR j-mambretti @ northwestern.edu
Moher, Tom UIC EVL moher @ evl.uic.edu
Nayak, Atul UCSD SIO atul @ epicenter.ucsd.edu
Orcutt, John UCSD SIO jorcutt @ ucsd.edu
Papadopoulos, Phil UCSD SDSC Calit2 phil @ sdsc.edu
Patterson, Bob UIUC NCSA robertp @ ncsa.uiuc.edu
Peltier, Steve UCSD NCMIR peltier @ ncmir.ucsd.edu
Renambot, Luc UIC EVL luc @ evl.uic.edu
Smarr, Larry UCSD Calit2 lsmarr @ ucsd.edu
Smyth, Padhraic UCI DataLab smyth @ ics.uci.edu
Stolk, Bram SARA bram @ sara.nl
Taylor, Valerie TAMU CS taylor @ cs.tamu.edu
Thiébaux, Marcus USC ISI thiebaux @ isi.edu
Touch, Joe USC ISI touch @ isi.edu
Uhl, George NASA GSFC george.uhl @ gsfc.nasa.gov
Verlo, Alan UIC EVL darkman @ evl.uic.edu
Welge, Michael UIUC NCSA welge @ ncsa.uiuc.edu
Wessel, Frank UCI NACS fwessel @ uci.edu
Wielinga, Paul SARA wielinga @ sara.nl
Wienhausen, Gabriele UCSD Sixth College gwienhausen @ ucsd.edu
Yu, Oliver UIC EVL oyu @ ece.uic.edu

Baskett, Forest
New Enterprise Associates
Benner, Alan
IBM Corporation
Berman, Fran UCSD, SDSC and NPACI
Birkner, Franz
FXB Ventures and San Diego Telecom Council
Blumenthal, Dan
UC, Santa Barbara
Clapp, George Telcordia Technologies, Inc.
Esener, Sadik UC, San Diego
Evans, Colin Intel
Fainman, Shaya UC, San Diego
Ford, Joe UC, San Diego
Foster, Ian University of Chicago and Argonne National Lab
Mambretti, Joe Northwestern University
Papakonstantinou, Yannis UC, San Diego
Siegel, Paul UC, San Diego
Trivedi, Mohan UC, San Diego
Wallach, Steve Chiaro Networks
West, Tom CENIC
Willner, Alan USC