Luc Moreau

Luc MoreauLuc Moreau is Professor of Computer Science, Deputy Head of ECS (Research + Enterprise), Deputy Head of WAIS, and founding member of the ECS CyberSecurity center. He is renowned worldwide for his expertise on provenance. With the UK PASOA and FP6 Provenance projects, he delivered the first open specification for provenance and a secure, reference implementation. He initiated the Provenance Challenge: an international activity, to understand inter-operability issues arising when exchanging provenance information. This activity resulted in a novel data model for provenance, known as OPM (Open Provenance Model). The OPM effort led by Moreau and involving over a dozen of co-authors, was developed according to an open source-like governance approach and underwent multiple revisions. Since April 20011, he co-chairs the W3C Provenance Working Group, chartered to produce recommendations for representing and publishing provenance of resources and data on the Web. He is editor in chief of Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience. He has published 110 papers; his h-index is 36 and his works have been cited 4000+ times.