Professor David De Roure
David De Roure is a Professor of Computer Science in the School of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton, UK. A founding member of the School's Intelligence, Agents, Multimedia Group, he leads the e-Research activities and is a Director of the Pervasive Systems Centre. Closely involved in the UK e-Science programme, David is National Strategic Director of e-Social Science, Chair of OMII-UK and a Co-Director of e-Research South. His work focuses on creating new research methods in and between multiple disciplines, and his projects draw on Web 2.0, Semantic Web and workflow technologies.