Jennifer Clarke, Ph.D., is a Professor in Food Science and Technology, and Statistics, and the Director of the Quantitative Life Sciences Initiative at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dr. Clarke is Chair of the Academic Section of the International Plant Phenotyping Network and a member of the Executive Board of the Agricultural Genome to Phenome Initiative. She is Member-at-Large of the AAAS Section U (Statistics) Steering Committee. She is leading efforts to develop a blueprint for a national agricultural producers data framework for the USDA. Her current interests include statistical and AI methodology for robust prediction, research data sharing and policy, and training the next generation of data scientists.