Ilkay Altintas » HDSI Faculty Fellows

HDSI Faculty Fellows are extraordinary researchers who bring significant research and/or educational activities in core Data Science areas to the Institute. Among the most active participants into Institute’s activities, HDSI fellows have a demonstrated record of taking on critical organizational roles within HDSI. The program is designed to recognize and enable such individuals to take on well-defined projects or operational activities that are critical to building the Institute in its early years.

Ilkay Altintas

Chief Data Science Officer, HDSI Founding Faculty Fellow
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CHIEF DATA SCIENCE OFFICER, SDSC

Ilkay Altintas is a Fellow of Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute (HDSI) as well as San Diego Supercomputer Center’s Chief Data Science Officer. She has played a huge role in the stewardship of HDSI cyberinfrastructure (CI) resources and services.

She will continue to work with UC San Diego faculty, industry partners, and students at all levels. In addition to her CDSO responsibilities at SDSC, an Organized Research Unit of UC San Diego, Altintas is an associate research scientist and director of the Workflows for Data Science (WoRDS) Center of Excellence at SDSC. WoRDS specializes in developing scientific workflows and solution architectures used throughout data and computational science.