Team

Austin Mast
Director

Austin Mast is a Professor in FSU’s Department of Biological Science, Director of FSU’s Robert K. Godfrey Herbarium, and Director of iDigBio’s Digitization, Workforce Development, and Citizen Science Domain. His research interests include biodiversity science, biodiversity informatics, and citizen science.

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Gil Nelson, PhD
Gil Nelson
Faculty Researcher

Gil Nelson is a writer, naturalist, and educator who works in Tallahassee, Florida and lives in southwest Georgia. He writes, speaks, edits, and consults on botany, natural history, ecology, outdoor recreation, and environmental science topics, especially as they relate to Florida and the southeastern United States. Dr. Nelson is participating in research for the iDigBio project.

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Greg Riccardi
Greg Riccardi
Director Emeritus

Greg Riccardi is a Professor Emeritus in the School of Library and Information Studies at FSU with a research specialization in scientific information management.

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Marcia Mardis
Research Faculty

Marcia A. Mardis, Professor, works primarily with school library media and children's/youth services students at the College of Communication & Information's School of Library and Information Studies. She is also the Associate Director for the Partnerships Advancing Library Media (PALM) Center. Her research centers on the intersection of learning resources, high speed networking, and digital libraries.

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Erica Krimmel
Information Scientist

Erica is a biodiversity information scientist working on the iDigBio project to coordinate existing and create new resources for specimen digitization.

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Michael Denslow
Workforce Development Instructor

Michael supports the roll-out of iDigBio’s Digitization Academy, a framework for iDigBio’s professional development activities. He is co-developing the initial offering of the Digitization Academy: the Introduction to Specimen Digitization course. He brings deep experience in large-scale specimen digitization from his project manager position with the Southeast Regional Network of Expertise and Collections and in public engagement in digitization from his work developing Zooniverse’s Notes from Nature.

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Nicole James
Digitization Research Tech

Nicole is trailblazing the creation of protocols and best practices for the creation of digital 3D models of organisms and their settings in the field (e.g., in a forest or on a mountaintop) for iDigBio’s Digitization, Workforce Development, and Citizen Science Domain. She is a graduate student in FSU’s Department of Art and brings experience in that department’s Digital Media Fabrication Lab.

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Robert Bruhn
Application Developer

Robert is an application developer working in Drupal and JAVA. He helped architect the Morphbank 3 and 4 systems, and continues to develop software for iDigBio.

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Alex Adkinson
Digitization Research Tech

Alex is trailblazing the creation of protocols and best practices for the creation of digital 3D models of organisms and their settings in the field (e.g., in a forest or on a mountaintop) for iDigBio’s Digitization, Workforce Development, and Citizen Science Domain. He is a graduate student in FSU’s Department of Art and brings experience in that department’s Digital Media Fabrication Lab.

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