David Wild


David Wild is an Associate Professor at Indiana University School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering and co-founder and President of Data2Discovery Inc., a company providing integrative data science expertise and tools with deep domain expertise in healthcare and pharmaceutical research. He runs the Integrative Data Science Laboratory (IDSL). His research interests include data science for drug discovery and healthcare; cheminformatics; network chemical biology; informatics in disasters and emergency response; and data privacy, ethics and security. He is also active in several other innovation and consulting initiatives, and is an advisor to several startups. He was Director of the Data Science program at Indiana University from 2014-2017, helping the program form and grow rapidly in its first three years. 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 around $4m in funding. He is also a certified EMT and is trained in Emergency Management. You can contact David at djwild @ indiana.edu