Raul Palma – Mentor at the Nairobi INSPIRE Hackathon 2019

Dr. Raul Palma is the coordinator of Semantic Technologies in the Network Services division, and leader of international activities in agri-food sector at Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center in Poland (PSNC). He received his PhD in artificial intelligence from Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (Spain), and holds a MsC in Information Systems. His research experience includes provenance and evolution, preservation of data and methods, ontology engineering and semantic technologies, open and linked data, software architectures and cloud computing, as well as their application in different domains. He has more than 14 years of experience in research and innovation projects at national and international level, and has been involved in supporting innovation activities and projects focused towards the development of smart agriculture eco-systems. He is responsible of open data activities and committee member of Plan4All, a non-profit association sustaining and further enhancing results of multiple research and innovation projects. In PSNC, he has led and participated in multiple projects, including Cybele, SmartAgriHubs, Databio, EVEREST, FOODIE, SmartAgriFood2, Wf4Ever, e-Lico and others. He has been involved in the development of the research object model and supporting technologies since the beginning, and has been devoted to their dissemination, adoption and exploitation in different domains. He is co-founder and leader of ROHub project. He has published multiple articles, papers and book chapters and has authored or co-authored several vocabularies and ontologies.

Raul is the mentor of Team no. 6 Open Data and Data Sharing in Agri-Food Chains in Africa.

Webinar of this team:

Thursday 4 April2pmTeam 6Webinar URLRaul Palma