Author - Jim Davis

Jim Davis is Vice Provost IT & Chief Academic Technology Officer – an executive leadership role with broad responsibilities focused on UCLA’s academic research and education mission but building on his past position as Associate Vice Chancellor & CIO. Jim has responsibilities for the Institute for Digital Research and Education (IDRE), UCLA’s institutional educational technology initiatives, as well as broad accountability for university-wide IT planning and strategic investment in academic and administrative operations and services. Included in his portfolio are UCLA’s digital presence, cyberinfrastructure, and high performance computing, informatics and networking, the internal focus of these for research and education and their external focus through Board partnerships that include the UCLA IS Associates, an IT Leadership organization comprised of 40 companies in the Southern California region; the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition (SMLC), a national coalition focused on Smart Manufacturing and transformations in advanced manufacturing; and the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Southern California (AMP SoCal). Jim is also a member of the Coalition of Academic Scientific Computing, the University of California IT Leadership Council and sits on the Boards of the Manufacturing Leadership Council and the CACHE (Computer Aids in Chemical Engineering) Corporation. Jim is a Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UCLA with expertise in data analysis, decision support, and intelligent systems.


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