KU Informatics staff around a conference table with Specify logo on screen in back


KU BI Informatics comprises a cross-disciplinary team of biologists and software engineers which research and implement computational platforms for global-scale analyses of Earth’s species diversity. We are the headquarters and a founding partner for the Specify Collections Consortium.

multiple jars of collections


Division Contacts

Research Strengths

  • Biodiversity software engineering, biological collections digitization and workflows, biogeospatial data processing, species distribution modeling web service.