Dr Andrea Perego
Professional Title: Researcher
Primary domain: Computer Science
Organization name: European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)
Organization type: Government/Public Services
City / Country: Ispra - Italy
Andrea Perego is a research scientist at the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC). His research interests include semantic interoperability, multilingual thesauri, ontology design and Semantic Web technologies for government and research data.
He is a member of the JRC teams in charge of the JRC corporate data catalogue, and of the technical coordination of the INSPIRE Directive of the EU, an initiative aiming to establish a harmonised data infrastructure at the European level, to give cross-border access to information that can be used to support EU environmental policies.
He is also involved in European and international activities aiming at promoting and implementing interoperability and Open Data principles across domains and technological platforms.
In the framework of RDA, Andrea is co-chairing the Geospatial Interest Group.