Dr. Edward Curry

B.Sc., Ph.D.

 
researcher
 

Biography

Edward Curry is a research leader at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics (www.insight-centre.org) and a funded investigator at LERO The Irish Software Research Centre (www.lero.ie).  His research projects include studies of smart cities, energy intelligence, semantic information management, event-based systems, stream processing and human-in-the-loop. Edward has worked extensively with industry and government advising on the adoption patterns, practicalities, and benefits of new technologies. Edward has published over 130 scientific articles in journals, books, and international conferences. He has presented at numerous events and has given invited talks at Berkeley, Stanford, and MIT. In 2010, Edward was a guest speaker at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium to an audience of 600+ CIOs and senior IT executives.  He is Vice President of the Big Data Value Association (www.BDVA.eu) a non-profit industry-led organisation with the objective of increasing the competitiveness of European Companies with data-driven innovation.  Edward is a member of the scientific leadership committee of Insight, and a Lecturer in Informatics at the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG).

Specialities: Autonomic Computing, Collaborative Data Management, Cyber-Physical Systems, Energy & Water Intelligence, Event-based Systems, Stream Processing, Human-in-the-Loop, Linked Enterprise Data, Semantic Information Management, Sustainable IT, Technology Management, Web of Things, Smart Cities

Research Projects

  Project Start Date End Date
TT - TRANSFORMING TRANSPORT 01-JAN-17 31-JUL-19
Funded Investigator @ LERO: The Irish Software Research Centre 01-NOV-15 31-DEC-20
Funded Investigator @ Insight Centre for Data Analytics 01-JUL-15 30-JUN-19
BYTE: Big data roadmap and cross-disciplinarY community for addressing socieTal Externalities 01-APR-14 31-MAR-17
Waternomics: ICT for Water Resource Management. 01-FEB-14 31-JAN-17
Theory and Applications of Distributional Semantics on Databases. 01-JAN-14 31-DEC-14
SENSE – Self-Configuring Small Commercial Building Energy Management System. 01-FEB-13 31-DEC-14
BDVe - Big Data Value ecosystem 01-JAN-17 31-DEC-20
LERO Multi-level Smart City Sustainable EcoSystems - ED Curry DELL TECHNOLOGY & SOLUTIONS LTD LERO SIP TP SFI Portion 01-NOV-15 31-DEC-20

Contract Researchers

  Researcher Name Project Role Funding Body
Wassim Derguech Waternomics Post Doc
Souleiman Hasan Waternomics Post Doc
Umair ul Hassan Waternomics Post Doc

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2005) 'Moving Nature-Inspired Algorithms to Parallel, Asynchronous and Decentralised Environments'
Ridge, E;Kudenko, D;Kazakov, D;Curry, E (2005) 'Moving Nature-Inspired Algorithms to Parallel, Asynchronous and Decentralised Environments'. Ecai 2006, Proceedings, 135 :35-49 [Details]
(2006) 'Increasing MOM flexibility with portable rule bases'
Curry, E (2006) 'Increasing MOM flexibility with portable rule bases'. Ieee Internet Computing, 10 :26-32 [Details]
(2008) 'Flexible self-management using the model-view-controller pattern'
Curry, E;Grace, P (2008) 'Flexible self-management using the model-view-controller pattern'. Ieee Software, 25 :84-90 [Details]
(2010) 'The Role of Community-Driven Data Curation for Enterprises'
Curry, E;Freitas, A;O'Riain, S (2010) 'The Role of Community-Driven Data Curation for Enterprises'. Linking Enterprise Data, :25-47 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'A Capability Maturity Framework for Sustainable Information and Communication Technology'
Donnellan, B;Sheridan, C;Curry, E (2011) 'A Capability Maturity Framework for Sustainable Information and Communication Technology'. It Professional, 13 :33-40 [Details]
(2012) 'DEVELOPING A SUSTAINABLE IT CAPABILITY: LESSONS FROM INTEL'S JOURNEY'
Curry, E;Guyon, B;Sheridan, C;Donnellan, B (2012) 'DEVELOPING A SUSTAINABLE IT CAPABILITY: LESSONS FROM INTEL'S JOURNEY'. Mis Quarterly Executive, 11 :61-74 [Details]
(2012) 'Sustainable IT: Challenges, Postures, and Outcomes'
Curry, E;Guyon, B;Sheridan, C;Donnellan, B (2012) 'Sustainable IT: Challenges, Postures, and Outcomes'. Computer Journal, 45 :79-81 [Details]
(2012) 'Querying Heterogeneous Datasets on the Linked Data Web Challenges, Approaches, and Trends'
Freitas, A;Curry, E;Oliveira, JG;O'Riain, S (2012) 'Querying Heterogeneous Datasets on the Linked Data Web Challenges, Approaches, and Trends'. Ieee Internet Computing, 16 :24-33 [Details]
(2013) 'Linking building data in the cloud: Integrating cross-domain building data using linked data'
Curry, E;O'Donnell, J;Corry, E;Hasan, S;Keane, M;O'Riain, S (2013) 'Linking building data in the cloud: Integrating cross-domain building data using linked data'. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 27 :206-219 [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'Querying linked data graphs using semantic relatedness: A vocabulary independent approach'
Freitas, A;Oliveira, JG;O'Riain, S;da Silva, JCP;Curry, E (2013) 'Querying linked data graphs using semantic relatedness: A vocabulary independent approach'. Data & Knowledge Engineering, 88 :126-141 [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 'Thingsonomy: Tackling Variety in Internet of Things Events'
Hasan, S;Curry, E (2015) 'Thingsonomy: Tackling Variety in Internet of Things Events'. Ieee Internet Computing, 19 :10-18 [Details]
(2013) 'Building performance optimization using cross-domain scenario modeling, linked data, and complex event processing'
O'Donnell, J;Corry, E;Hasan, S;Keane, M;Curry, E (2013) 'Building performance optimization using cross-domain scenario modeling, linked data, and complex event processing'. Building And Environment, 62 :102-111 [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 'Matching Over Linked Data Streams in the Internet of Things'
Qin, YR;Sheng, QZ;Curry, E (2015) 'Matching Over Linked Data Streams in the Internet of Things'. Ieee Internet Computing, 19 :21-27 [Details]
(2015) 'Designing Next Generation Smart City Initiatives: The SCID Framework'
Ojo, A;Curry, E;Janowski, T;Dzhusupova, Z (2015) 'Designing Next Generation Smart City Initiatives: The SCID Framework'. Transforming City Governments For Successful Smart Cities, 8 :43-67 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'Designing business capability-aware configurable process models'
Derguech, W,Bhiri, S,Curry, E (2017) 'Designing business capability-aware configurable process models'. Information Systems, 72 :77-94 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'Water Analytics and Management with Real-Time Linked Dataspaces'
ul Hassan, U,Hasan, S,Derguech, W,Hannon, L,Clifford, E,Kouroupetroglou, C,Smit, S,Curry, E,Ojo, A,Millard, J (2017) 'Water Analytics and Management with Real-Time Linked Dataspaces'. Transforming City Governments For Successful Smart Cities, 32 :173-196 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'Techniques for Reuse in Business Process Modeling in Public Administration'
Derguech, W;Curry, E;Bhiri, S (2017) 'Techniques for Reuse in Business Process Modeling in Public Administration'. Government 3.0 - Next Generation Government Technology Infrastructure And Services: Roadmaps, Enabling Technologies & Challenges, 32 :111-134 [DOI] [Details]
(2018) 'Next-Generation Smart Environments: From System of Systems to Data Ecosystems'
Curry, E,Sheth, A (2018) 'Next-Generation Smart Environments: From System of Systems to Data Ecosystems'. Ieee Intelligent Systems, 33 :69-76 [Details]
(2018) 'Using Ontologies for Business Capability modelling: Describing What Services and Processes Achieve'
Derguech, W,Bhiri, S,Curry, E (2018) 'Using Ontologies for Business Capability modelling: Describing What Services and Processes Achieve'. Computer Journal, 61 :1075-1098 [DOI] [Details]
(2018) 'Next-Generation Smart Environments: From System of Systems to Data Ecosystems'
Curry, E;Sheth, A (2018) 'Next-Generation Smart Environments: From System of Systems to Data Ecosystems'. Ieee Intelligent Systems, 33 :69-76 [Details]
(2017) 'Techniques for Reuse in Business Process Modeling in Public Administration'
Derguech, W,Curry, E,Bhiri, S,Ojo, A,Millard, J (2017) 'Techniques for Reuse in Business Process Modeling in Public Administration'. Transforming City Governments For Successful Smart Cities, 32 :111-134 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'Water Analytics and Management with Real-Time Linked Dataspaces'
ul Hassan, U;Hasan, S;Derguech, W;Hannon, L;Clifford, E;Kouroupetroglou, C;Smit, S;Curry, E (2017) 'Water Analytics and Management with Real-Time Linked Dataspaces'. Government 3.0 - Next Generation Government Technology Infrastructure And Services: Roadmaps, Enabling Technologies & Challenges, 32 :173-196 [DOI] [Details]
(2019) 'A Real-time Linked Dataspace for the Internet of Things: Enabling Pay-As-You-Go Data Management in Smart Environments'
Curry, E,Derguech, W,Hasan, S,Kouroupetroglou, C,ul Hassan, U (2019) 'A Real-time Linked Dataspace for the Internet of Things: Enabling Pay-As-You-Go Data Management in Smart Environments'. Future Generation Computer Systems-The International Journal Of Grid Computing And Escience, 90 :405-422 [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 'Exploring the economic value of open government data'
Ahmadi Zeleti, F. and Ojo, A. and Curry, E. (2016) 'Exploring the economic value of open government data'. Government Information Quarterly, 33 (3):535-551 [DOI] [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2016) 'Big data-driven innovation in industrial sectors'
Zillner, S. and Becker, T. and Munné, R. and Hussain, K. and Rusitschka, S. and Lippell, H. and Curry, E. and Ojo, A. (2016) 'Big data-driven innovation in industrial sectors' In: New Horizons for a Data-Driven Economy: A Roadmap for Usage and Exploitation of Big Data in Europe. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. [DOI] [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2003) IEEE/WIC INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INTELLIGENT AGENT TECHNOLOGY, PROCEEDINGS
Curry, E;Chambers, D;Lyons, G (2003) A JMS message transport protocol for the JADE platform IEEE/WIC INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INTELLIGENT AGENT TECHNOLOGY, PROCEEDINGS , pp.596-600 [Details]
(2011) CLOUD COMPUTING 2011: THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CLOUD COMPUTING, GRIDS, AND VIRTUALIZATION
Lindner, MA;McDonald, F;Conway, G;Curry, E (2011) Understanding Cloud Requirements - A Supply Chain Lifecycle Approach CLOUD COMPUTING 2011: THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CLOUD COMPUTING, GRIDS, AND VIRTUALIZATION , pp.20-25 [Details]
(2011) NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Freitas, A;Oliveira, JG;O'Riain, S;Curry, E;da Silva, JCP (2011) Treo: Best-Effort Natural Language Queries over Linked Data NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS , pp.286-289 [Details]
(2011) NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Freitas, A;Oliveira, JG;O'Riain, S;Curry, E;da Silva, JCP (2011) Querying Linked Data Using Semantic Relatedness: A Vocabulary Independent Approach NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS , pp.40-51 [Details]
(2012) 2012 SUSTAINABLE INTERNET AND ICT FOR SUSTAINABILITY (SUSTAINIT)
Curry, E;Hasan, S;O'Riain, S (2012) Enterprise Energy Management using a Linked Dataspace for Energy Intelligence 2012 SUSTAINABLE INTERNET AND ICT FOR SUSTAINABILITY (SUSTAINIT) [Details]
(2013) 2013 7TH IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DIGITAL ECOSYSTEMS AND TECHNOLOGIES (DEST)
Crowley, DN;Curry, E;Breslin, JG (2013) Closing the Loop - From Citizen Sensing to Citizen Actuation 2013 7TH IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DIGITAL ECOSYSTEMS AND TECHNOLOGIES (DEST) , pp.108-113 [Details]
(2013) SEMANTIC WEB: ESWC 2013 SATELLITE EVENTS
Freitas, A;O'Riain, S;Curry, E (2013) A Distributional Semantic Search Infrastructure for Linked Dataspaces SEMANTIC WEB: ESWC 2013 SATELLITE EVENTS , pp.214-218 [Details]
(2013) CLOUD COMPUTING AND SERVICES SCIENCE, CLOSER 2012
Conway, G;Curry, E (2013) The IVI Cloud Computing Life Cycle CLOUD COMPUTING AND SERVICES SCIENCE, CLOSER 2012 , pp.183-199 [Details]
(2013) 2013 IEEE 22ND INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES: INFRASTRUCTURE FOR COLLABORATIVE ENTERPRISES (WETICE)
Derguech, W;Hasan, S;Bhiri, S;Curry, E (2013) Organizing Capabilities using Formal Concept Analysis 2013 IEEE 22ND INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES: INFRASTRUCTURE FOR COLLABORATIVE ENTERPRISES (WETICE) , pp.260-265 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 15th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research
Zeleti, F.A.,Ojo, A.,Curry, E. (2014) Emerging business models for the open data industry: Characterization and analysis 15th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research Aguascalientes, Mexico, , 18-JUN-14 - 21-JUN-14 , pp.215-226 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 22nd European Conference on Information Systems, ECIS 2014
Ojo, A.,Curry, E.,Janowski, T. (2014) Designing next generation smart city initiatives - Harnessing findings and lessons from a study of ten smart city programs 22nd European Conference on Information Systems, ECIS 2014 Tel Aviv, Israel, , 09-JUN-14 - 11-JUN-14 [Details]
(2015) 48th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
Ojo, A.,Curry, E.,Zeleti, F.A.,Sprague R.H.,Bui T.X. (2015) A tale of open data innovations in five smart cities 48th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences Grand HyattKauai, United States, , 05-JAN-15 - 08-JAN-15 , pp.2326-2335 [DOI] [Details]
(2015) PROCEEDINGS OF THE 36TH IAHR WORLD CONGRESS
Chambers, N;Coakley, D;Mccaffrey, M;Curry, E;Keane, M;Costa, A;Clifford, E (2015) Assessment and Planning for the Application of Fault Detection and Diagnosis (FDD) to Building Water Networks, A WATERNOMICS Approach PROCEEDINGS OF THE 36TH IAHR WORLD CONGRESS , pp.3097-3107 [Details]
(2015) 2015 IEEE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY (ISTAS)
Crowley, DN;Breslin, JG;Curry, E (2015) Towards a Citizen Actuation Framework for Smart Environments 2015 IEEE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY (ISTAS) [Details]
(2015) PROCEEDINGS OF THE 36TH IAHR WORLD CONGRESS
Smit, S;Tutusaus, M;Curry, E;Messervey, T;D'Andrea, Z (2015) BUSINESS DRIVERS FOR ADOPTING SMART WATER TECHNOLOGY PROCEEDINGS OF THE 36TH IAHR WORLD CONGRESS , pp.6970-6977 [Details]
(2014) An Autonomic Approach to Real-Time Predictive Analytics using Open Data and Internet of Things
Derguech, W,Bruke, E,Curry, E,Apduhan, BO,Zheng, Y,Nakamoto, Y,Thulasiraman, P,Ning, H,Sun, Y (2014) 2014 IEEE 11TH INTL CONF ON UBIQUITOUS INTELLIGENCE AND COMPUTING AND 2014 IEEE 11TH INTL CONF ON AUTONOMIC AND TRUSTED COMPUTING AND 2014 IEEE 14TH INTL CONF ON SCALABLE COMPUTING AND COMMUNICATIONS AND ITS ASSOCIATED WORKSHOPS An Autonomic Approach to Real-Time Predictive Analytics using Open Data and Internet of Things , pp.204-211 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) A Multi-armed Bandit Approach to Online Spatial Task Assignment
Hassan, UU,Curry, E,Apduhan, BO,Zheng, Y,Nakamoto, Y,Thulasiraman, P,Ning, H,Sun, Y (2014) 2014 IEEE 11TH INTL CONF ON UBIQUITOUS INTELLIGENCE AND COMPUTING AND 2014 IEEE 11TH INTL CONF ON AUTONOMIC AND TRUSTED COMPUTING AND 2014 IEEE 14TH INTL CONF ON SCALABLE COMPUTING AND COMMUNICATIONS AND ITS ASSOCIATED WORKSHOPS A Multi-armed Bandit Approach to Online Spatial Task Assignment , pp.212-219 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) Human-Assisted Rule Satisfaction in Partially Observable Environments
Degeler, V,Curry, E,Apduhan, BO,Zheng, Y,Nakamoto, Y,Thulasiraman, P,Ning, H,Sun, Y (2014) 2014 IEEE 11TH INTL CONF ON UBIQUITOUS INTELLIGENCE AND COMPUTING AND 2014 IEEE 11TH INTL CONF ON AUTONOMIC AND TRUSTED COMPUTING AND 2014 IEEE 14TH INTL CONF ON SCALABLE COMPUTING AND COMMUNICATIONS AND ITS ASSOCIATED WORKSHOPS Human-Assisted Rule Satisfaction in Partially Observable Environments , pp.171-178 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) A Multidimensional Semantic Space for Data Model Independent Queries over RDF Data
Freitas, A,Oliveira, JG,Curry, E,O'Riain, S, (2011) FIFTH IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SEMANTIC COMPUTING (ICSC 2011) A Multidimensional Semantic Space for Data Model Independent Queries over RDF Data , pp.344-351 [DOI] [Details]

Recent Postgraduate Students

  Graduation Name Degree Primary Supervisor
2016 Umair ul Hassan PhD in Computer Science Y
2016 Feng Gao PhD in Computer Science Y
2015 André Freitas PhD in Computer Science Y
2017 Wassim Derguech PhD in Computer Science Y
2016 Souleiman Hasan PhD in Computer Science Y

Current Postgraduate Students (Research)

  Student Degree Type Type
Niki Pavlopoulou Doctorate - Structured Ph.D (Engineering) Supervisor
Asra Aslam Doctorate - Structured Ph.D (Engineering) Supervisor
Tarek Zaarour Doctorate - Structured Ph.D (Engineering) Supervisor
Piyush Yadav Doctorate - Structured Ph.D (Engineering) Supervisor