Principal Investigators

Dr. Larry Page
Director of iDigBio and Curator of Fishes
Florida Museum of Natural History.
Director of iDigBio: responsible for overall project management, oversight of the national resource activities, and implementation of the strategic plan, including assurance that the digitization, research and educational missions of the national resource are integrated and accomplished.
Contact Dr. Page; phone: 352-273-1951
 
Dr. José Fortes
Director, Advanced Computing and Information Systems (ACIS) Laboratory
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida.
iDigBio Director for Computational Activities: oversight of data integration, support for computational needs and assessment of new technologies and programs to facilitate digitization efforts including directing the development of "appliances" to facilitate digitization and the development of cloud storage capabilities. Contact Dr. Fortes
 
Dr. Bruce MacFadden
Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology, Florida Museum of Natural History.
iDigBio Director for Education and Outreach: oversight of educational and outreach activities and their assessment at iDigBio, the TCNs and at other digitization projects involving biological collections.
Contact Dr. MacFadden
 
Dr. Gregory Riccardi
Director of Morphbank and Professor of the College of Communication and Information, Florida State University.
iDigBio co-Director for Computational Activities: oversight of data integration, support for computational needs and assessment of new technologies and programs to facilitate digitization efforts related to imaging, collection integration, and georeferencing.
Contact Dr. Riccardi
 
 
Dr. Pamela Soltis
Distinguished Professor, University of Florida, and Curator, Florida Museum of Natural History.
iDigBio Director for Research Activities: liaison to the scientific community and coordination of scientific research activities and needs identified by the collections community with iDigBio and TCN activities.
Contact Dr. Soltis; phone: 352-273-1964.