Dr. Greenberg's research and teaching interests center on metadata, ontological engineering, and data science, with a foundation in knowledge organization and information retrieval. She currently serves as director of CCI's Metadata Research Center, which advances research in metadata, semantics, and ontologies. Dr. Greenberg is also a senior scientist at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent) in Durham North Carolina, and a 2014 Data Fellow at the National Consortium for Data Science, where she is leading a project targeting fundamental aspects of metadata capital. She also holds a post as a senior associate researcher in Knowledge Organization in the School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She is the project investigator (PI) on the Helping Interdisciplinary Vocabulary Engineering (HIVE) initiative, which dynamically integrates linked data terminologies and supports automatic indexing; and she is a co-PI of the Dryad repository for data underlying scientific published research.
Metadata, ontological engineering, data science, knowledge organization, information retrieval