William (Bill) Michener, Professor and Director of e-Science Initiatives for University Libraries, University of New Mexico is the DataONE Principal Investigator. As such he is responsible for the overall leadership of DataONE—overseeing technical, management, reporting, and budget activities of DataONE.
Bill brings years of experience to position. He has authored four books related to ecological informatics and more than 70 journal articles and book chapters. He is a Certified Senior Ecologist and serves as Editor of Ecological Archives and Associate Editor of the International Journal of Ecological Informatics. He has directed several large interdisciplinary research programs and cyberinfrastructure projects including the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Biocomplexity Program, the Development Program for the NSF-funded Long-Term Ecological Research Network, and numerous cyberinfrastructure research and development projects.