Rorie Edmunds

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Dr Rorie Edmunds

Professional Title: Programme Manager/Project Manager
Other: Acting Executive Director / Programme Officer

Primary domain: Data Stewardship & Long-term Preservation, Certification of Trusted Data Services

Organization name: World Data System

Organization type: Academia/Research

City / Country: Tokyo - Japan

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Rorie Edmunds joined the World Data System International Programme Office in August 2012. He previously worked as a Technical Editor in Tokyo, aiding Japanese scientists and academics from many scientific disciplines to publish their work in English. Before this, he held various research positions in universities in both his home country of the UK (including Imperial College London) and in Japan (principally, the Toyota Technological Institute). Having been involved in a number of academic projects, his scientific background has covered fields including nonlinear mathematics, structural mechanics, geology, design engineering, and optimization. In particular, he modelled several types of structural failure in multilayer materials by incorporating nonlinear friction at the layer interfaces. His first degree is in mathematics and he holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, both of which were gained from the University of Bath (UK).

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