Dr. Michel Dumontier is a world-renowned researcher in the field of data science.

After his work at the Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics Research at Stanford University, he started as Distinguished Professor of Data Science at Maastricht University in January 2017.

His research focuses on the development of computational methods to increase the understanding of how living systems respond to chemical agents and how this response changes with genetic and environmental conditions.

Moreover, he advances the development of semantic web technologies to facilitate the investigation as well as the publishing and sharing of the vast amounts of biomedical data and knowledge.