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Informatics in Disasters and Emergency Response
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Apps for emergencies
Boston Bombing Case Study
Ethics in social media
Hurricane Sandy Case Study
Radio communications in disasters
Shortwave and Mediumwave radio in Disasters
What happens when the lights go out?
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is an Associate Professor in Indiana University's
School of Informatics and Computing
, where he runs the
CCRG research group
with a primary focus on large scale semantic integration and data mining for drug discovery. He carried out early research in the use of social media and information integration in emergencies and disasters, including the
and as co-author of
Information Technology in Times of Crisis: Considering Knowledge Management for Disaster Management
. He is author of the
All Hazards Blog
, which was featured in a
2010 CNN article
on the use of social media in the Colorado Wildfires. He currently volunteers as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) at
Bloomington Township Fire Department
, and is a search manager and communications specialist for the
Argus K9 Search and Rescue Team
in Bloomington. He also has several years experience as a volunteer in Emergency Management, including a FEMA Professional Development Series (PDS) certificate. At Indiana University, he leads the School of Informatics and Computing Emergency Response Team.
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