Edward Curry is a research leader at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics (www.insight-centre.org) and a funded investigator at LERO The Irish Software Research Centre (www.lero.ie). His research projects include studies of smart cities, energy intelligence, semantic information management, event-based systems, stream processing and human-in-the-loop. Edward has worked extensively with industry and government advising on the adoption patterns, practicalities, and benefits of new technologies. Edward has published over 130 scientific articles in journals, books, and international conferences. He has presented at numerous events and has given invited talks at Berkeley, Stanford, and MIT. In 2010, Edward was a guest speaker at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium to an audience of 600+ CIOs and senior IT executives. He is Vice President of the Big Data Value Association (www.BDVA.eu) a non-profit industry-led organisation with the objective of increasing the competitiveness of European Companies with data-driven innovation. Edward is a member of the scientific leadership committee of Insight, and a Lecturer in Informatics at the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG).
Specialities: Autonomic Computing, Collaborative Data Management, Cyber-Physical Systems, Energy & Water Intelligence, Event-based Systems, Stream Processing, Human-in-the-Loop, Linked Enterprise Data, Semantic Information Management, Sustainable IT, Technology Management, Web of Things, Smart Cities