- Citation name: Beck, D.
- Affiliation: University of Washington
- State: WA
- Country: USA
Biography Dr. David Beck is the eScience Institute Director of Research & Education and a Research Associate Professor in Chemical Engineering. Dr. Beck has been associated with eScience since 2009, formerly serving as the Director of Research for the Life Sciences. His research focuses on applications of molecular data science for energy, health and the environment. Dr. Beck is the assoicate director of the NSF NRT Data Intensive Research Enabling Clean Tech (DIRECT, training grant) and regularly teaches CSE 583 (Software Design for Data Scientists), CHEME/MSE/CHEM 545 (Data Science Methods Enabling Clean Energy Research), CHEME/MSE/CHEM 546 (Software Engineering for Molecular Data Scientists), CHEME/MSE/CHEM 547 (Molecular Data Science Capstone), and he organizes the University of Washington Data Science Seminar. Dr. Beck has a Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry / Biomolecular Structure & Design from the University of Washington and a B.S. in Computer Science from Drexel University.