Dr Ross Wilkinson
Dr Ross Wilkinson is the executive director of the Australian National Data Service, a program funded by the Australian Government to develop research data infrastructure and enable more effective use of Australia’s research data assets.
After completing a Ph.D. in mathematics at Monash University, Ross researched computer science at La Trobe University, RMIT and CSIRO. His areas of specialism have included document retrieval effectiveness and technologies that support people to interact with their information environments.
Ross has published over 90 research papers, served on many program committees and was a program co-chair for both SIGIR’96 and SIGIR’98. He is also a Council Member of the Research Data Alliance, an international initiative aiming to build the social and technical bridges that enable better sharing of data.
His professional interests include document computing, text management, information retrieval, document standards, corporate memory and tailored information delivery.