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Michael T Frame

Mike Frame is an electrical and computer Engineer who began his career with USGS in 1998 as the Deputy Center Director at the USGS Center for Biological Informatics. Mike now serves as the USGS Chief Data Officer and the Science Synthesis, Analysis and Research (SSAR) Program Coordinator under the Core Science Systems Mission Area.

Mike is responsible for leading several enterprise scientific efforts focused on data management, computational capabilities, foundational datasets, and libraries. His applied research has focused on enabling better use and application of scientific data, tools, cyberinfrastructure, and services. He has served as Principal Investigator on several US National Science Foundation large scale cyberinfrastructure projects, international councils, and initiatives. Before joining USGS, Mike worked at the US Department of Energy.