Sara M. Samuel is an engineering librarian at the University of Michigan where she is a liaison to the Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences Department, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, and the Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Department.
Dr. Natsuko Hayashi Nicholls is a CLIR/DLF Data Curation fellow, associate librarian, and a full-time researcher affiliated with the Clark Library for Maps, Government Information and Data Services. Since the summer of 2012, Natsuko has been involved in developing and implementing library data services.
After joining the University of Michigan Library in 2009, the majority of her time and effort has been dedicated to textbook initiatives at the University of Michigan Library. Her research orientation and knowledge of both quantitative and qualitative methodological techniques has enabled her to conduct several textbook-related studies that examine and assess a wide range of potential roles the Library can play in increasing textbook affordability for the Michigan scholarly community.
Natsuko most recently served as a project manager for the campus-wide eTextbook Initiative led by the University Library.
Leena Lalwani is the coordinator for the Arts and Engineering Collection at the Art, Architecture and Engineering Library (AAEL) at the University of Michigan. She is also the liaison Librarian for Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Entrepreneurship. In addition, she is the patent specialist for her library. Prior to joining University of Michigan, Leena has worked as Librarian at Gelman Sciences and American Tobacco Company. Leena has a M.L.S. degree from Catholic University of America and M.S. in Chemistry from the University of Mumbai.
Paul Grochowski is an associate librarian at the University of Michigan's Art, Architecture & Engineering Library. He is liaison to the Aerospace Engineering, IOE, Mechanical Engineering, and Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences departments.