David Lewis is the Deputy Director of the €50 Million SFI/Industry funded ADAPT Centre, leading its research on Digital Content Management and its programme of industry co-funded research projects.
He has over 160 publications and individually secured over €5 million in competitive research funding. He represents TCD at the World Wide Web Consortium and chairs the working group that developed the ITS2.0 standard for multilingual content meta-data. He served as editorial board member on Elsevier’s Journal of Network and Systems Management and as a reviewer on four IEEE Journals and 14 other international conferences and workshops.
His research addresses Engineering of Management Knowledge to deliver new semantic models that have accelerated decision-making in the Telecoms Management, Building Management and, most recently, Digital Content Management domains. His work uses open vocabularies to model the semantics of resource meta-data and operational policy rules to reduce the barriers to exchanging this knowledge between organisations and to improve automation in management tools. He collaborates with companies on these problems and on interoperability solutions to integrate language technologies into multilingual digital content process chains.
His current interests include modelling contextual integrity for personal data management, and the analysis and management of data ethics.