David de Roure

David de RoureDavid de Roure is Interim Director and Professor of e-Research in the Oxford e-Research Centre. He is National Strategic Director for Digital Social Research, leads Oxford’s participation in the EPSRC “Social Machines” programme grant and has a coordinating role in Digital Humanities @ Oxford. He works extensively at the interface between computer science and other disciplines and is an expert on the Web ecosystem, specialising in social computing, data and compute intensive applications that assist humans, and in self-organising distributed systems. He is closely involved with the Web Science community, leads the W3C Web Observatory Community Group and is a champion for the Web Science Trust.