Prof David Wallom is Associate Professor and Associate Director – Innovation of the Oxford eResearch Centre, where he leads two seperate research groups Energy and Environmental ICT and Advanced e-infrastructure & Cloud Computing.
He has led over 55 research projects in areas such as Cloud utilisation, Cybersecurity, Smart Energy Grids, Research Data Management, Green IT, ICT Security and Institutional Repositories. He is a member of the
GCHQ recognized Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security and the UK Space Agency Ground segment Advisory Group.
David is the academic Board Member of the HEFCE Institute for Environmental Analytics, Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board for the Norweigan Information for Action e-Science Centre and a member of the SAB for the NEGI Tools for Investigating Climate Change at High Northern Latitudes (eSTICC) & Ensemble-based Methods for Environmental Monitoring and Prediction (EmblA) centres. He is also Co-Editor in Chief of the Elsevier journal SoftwareX.
David has a diverse set of research interests with research projects either ongoing or recently completed in all of them.
David is the Founding Editor in Chief of the Elsevier SoftwareX journal.
Understanding the EC and EU-27 Cybersecurity R&I landscape
Transforming an information led SME towards a total information management solution.
Developing the next higher resolution global climate model for CPDN.
Understanding the effect of anthropogenic climate change on the Amazonian basin and strategies for mitigation of effects.
Connecting climate change to economic effects in the NW US timber industry.
Understanding the long term connections between climate events and weather.
Developing the science to support climate services in China.
Creating cryptographically secure public cloud systems.
Generating near to real time attribution statements on the link between extreme weather events and climate change.
I am interested in supporting DPhil applications by those interested in any of the areas of my research, but most particularly in those topics which fall within my definition of Energy and Environmental Informatics as well as cloud computing technologies.