James Short, Ph.D., Lead Scientist, San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego

Jim Short is a Lead Scientist at San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego (SDSC). He is a data scientist interested in the economics of large-scale data systems, the valuation of data and information markets, and the economic incentives and management of data privacy and data sharing. In 2018 he founded SDSC’s new blockchain research laboratory, BlockLAB. The Lab’s research goals include exploring the principal technologies and business use cases in blockchains, distributed ledgers, digital transactions and smart contracts. His current work focuses on the economics and policy governance of data markets. Short received his undergraduate, masters and PhD degrees from MIT. He is active in IT professional organizations and serves as an editorial board member and reviewer for several technology and business management journals.

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