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Doctor Samantha Pearman-Kanza

Dr Samantha Pearman-Kanza

Senior Enterprise Fellow (PSDI)

Research interests

  • Semantic Web
  • Linked Data
  • Ontologies

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Dr Samantha Pearman-Kanza is a Senior Enterprise Fellow at the University of Southampton. She is a Pathfinder Lead on Process Recording for the Physical Sciences Data Infrastructure (PSDI) Initative. She coordinates the AI 4 Scientific Discovery Network (AI4SD - run out of Southampton, and the Future Blood Testing Network ( run out of Reading. Samantha works in the interdisciplinary research area of applying computer science techniques to the scientific domain, specifically through the use of semantic web technologies and artificial intelligence. Her research includes looking at electronic lab notebooks and smart laboratories, to improve the digitization and knowledge management of the scientific record using semantic web technologies; and using IoT devices in the laboratory. She has also worked on a number of interdisciplinary Semantic Web projects in different domains, including agriculture, chemistry and the social sciences.