Sayeed Choudhury - Biography
G. Sayeed Choudhury is the Associate Dean for Research Data Management at the Sheridan Libraries of Johns Hopkins University. He is also Senior Presidential Fellow at the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), and Hodson Director at the Digital Research and Curation Center at Johns Hopkins. From 2008 to 2010, he lectured in the Department of Computer Science at Johns Hopkins, and from 2007 to 2009 he was a Research Fellow at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Choudhury has served as principal investigator for projects funded through the National Science Foundation (NSF), Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. He is the principal investigator for the Data Conservancy, part NSF's DataNet program. He is a member of the ICPSR Council and DuraSpace Board. He is also the Director of Operations for the Institute of Data Intensive Engineering and Science (IDIES), based at Johns Hopkins.
Choudhury has published articles in journals such as International Journal of Digital Curation, D-Lib, the Journal of Digital Information, First Monday, and Library Trends. He has served on committees for the Digital Curation Conference, Open Repositories, the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, and WebWise. He has presented at various conferences including Educause, CNI, DLF, ALA, ACRL, and international venues including IFLA, the Kanazawa Information Technology Roundtable, and eResearch Australasia. Choudhury contends that emerging developments in data-intensive scholarship across a range of disciplines might represent the "inflection point" in terms of transformation.