About David Wild



David is an Associate Professor at Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing, where he is Director of Data Science Academic Programs, overseeing over 600 graduate students in data science. He leads the Integrative Data Science laboratory, and is Founder and President of Data2Discovery Inc., a company providing integrative data science expertise and tools with deep domain expertise in healthcare and pharmaceutical research. His research interests include integrative data science - data science that brings together heterogeneous data sources and skill sets to tackle complex problems; data science for healthcare; cheminformatics; network chemical biology; informatics in disasters and emergency response; and data privacy and security. He is also active in several other innovation and consulting initiatives including Wild Consulting & Innovations and AllHazards.net, and is an advisor to several startups. He completed a B.Sc. in Computing Science at Aston University, Birmingham, England in 1991, and a Ph.D. in Computational Drug Discovery at Sheffield University, England in 1994. He worked for several years in scientific computing in the pharmaceutical industry, before moving into academia in 2004 to form new academic research and educational programs at Indiana University. He has around 100 research publications, and is a founding editor of the Journal of Cheminformatics. He has been PI or CoPI on over $3m in funding. He is also a certified EMT and is trained in Emergency Management.


You can contact David at djwild @ indiana.edu