Research Graph Foundation Board
Peter VatsExecutive Director, Research Graph Foundation, Australia
Peter Vats is the Executive Director of Research Graph Foundation. The Research Graph Foundation is a not-for-profit and collaborative venture to connect scholarly records across global research repositories. The Foundation contributes to developing capabilities that transform disconnected and siloed research activities into a connected network of scholarly works.
Peter has been a Director and Senior Project lead for past 20 years, with duties including strategic consulting and leading projects. He has worked at various Australian universities, government departments and corporates.
Dr. Jingbo WangThe National Computational Infrastructure, Australia
Dr. Benjamin ZapilkoGESIS, Germany
Dr. Amir AryaniSwinburne University of Technology, Australia
Amir Aryani is the Head of the Social Data Analytics (SoDA) Lab in the Social Innovation Research Institute. The Lab applies contemporary and emerging co-op data analytics techniques to provide insight into health and social problems.
Amir has experience with large-scale and cross-institution projects in Australia and Europe. His track records include collaboration with high-profile international institutions such as British Library, ORCID (U.S), Data Archiving and Network Analysis (DANS, Netherlands), Institution for the Social Sciences in Germany (GESIS), and funders including ARC, NHMRC, and NIH. He is an experienced project leader on initiatives involving creating and leading data-driven projects and using data modelling, information retrieval techniques, and real-time data analysis.
He has published articles in high impact journals such as Nature Scientific Data, Metadata and Semantics Research, and Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications.