Tag Archives: People

David de Roure – Oxford eResearch Centre


WstNET Lab: Oxford e-Research Centre

Home Page: David de Roure

David De Roure is Professor of e-Research at University of Oxford, Director of the Oxford e-Research Centre, Co-Director of the Institute for the Future of Computing in the Oxford Martin School and has a coordinating role in Digital Humanities at Oxford. Focused on advancing digital scholarship, he works closely with multiple disciplines including social sciences (concentrating on social machines and web observatories), digital humanities (computational musicology) and previously bioinformatics, chemistry, environmental science and social statistics. He is an expert in big data analytics and has an extensive background in distributed computing, Web, Linked Data and social computing, runs the myexperiment.org social website for sharing scientific workflows and promotes innovation in scholarly communication. He is closely involved in The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, a member of the Cyber Security Centre and collaborates in Oxford’s WSTNet laboratory with the Oxford Internet Institute.

From OERC profile

Ian Brown – Projects Director


Ian’s role at Southampton is two-fold: he is Projects director for the Web Science Trust where he supports the board of trustees in a co-ordinating role between labs, industry partners and the Trust and as a post-grad research student where he is interested in Innovation around the Web Observatory and writes a personal blog on web science related topics.

ECS Internal Home Page: Ian Brown

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Ian has spent 30 years in IT working for such organisations as IBM, Logica, Tibco and Thomson Reuters in a variety of positions covering project and programme management, development management, has operated his own consultancy BlackApple Limited since 1984 and has served as a non-exec director for several companies. His areas of experience are in Trading Systems, Supply Chains, Collaboration, Project Management and Cognitive Behavioural coaching and therapy.

Ian originally graduated from the University of Keele and holds a BA in IT and German, an MSc in Securities & Investment Banking from Reading University and is currently at Southampton studying for a PhD in Web Science with the Doctoral Training Centre.

Fil Menczer – CNetS Indiana


Fil Menczer is Professor of Informatics and Computer Science and the Director of the Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research at the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing. He also has courtesy appointments in Cognitive Science and Physics, and is affiliated with the Center for Data and Search Informatics and the Biocomplexity Institute. Finally he is the Lagrange Senior Fellow at the ISI Foundation’s Complex Networks Lab in Torino, Italy.

WstNET Lab: CNetS Indiana

Home Page: Filippo Menczer