Team

The Cos4Cloud team is made up of experts from various fields and organizations, all of which are key to the success of the project. Learn more about them.

Coordination

Jaume Piera_CSIC

Jaume Piera

Coordinator

Tenured Scientist at Marine Science Institute (ICM) CSIC and associate researcher at CREAF.

Miguel Ángel

Miquel Ángel Rodríguez- Arias

Leader of WP1 (Project Management and Coordination), Strategist and grant manager 

Strategies and grant management at Marine Science Institute (ICM) CSIC

Karen Soacha_CSIC

Karen Soacha

Leader of WP5 (Services in practice), Researcher

Researcher, PhD student at Marine Science Institute (ICM) CSIC

 

SoniaLinan

Sonia Liñán

Leader of WP8 (Communications) and WP9 (Ethics), Citizen engagement coordinator

Communication and citizen engagement at ICM-CSIC

Team

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Steve Coulson

Artportalen maintenance and development of artificial intelligence systems to enhance the user experience, educate the users, and gather higher quality observations.

Project manager of the Swedish Species Information System (Artportalen) at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and observation data manager.
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Johan Nilsson

Artportalen (Swedish Species  Observat ion System) maintenance and development of artificial intelligence systems to enhance the user experience, educate the users, and gather higher quality observations.

Creator of the Swedish Species Observation System (Artportalen) at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU).

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Alexis Joly

Leader of WP3 (Data collection, processing and quality control Services) & leader of service “Pl@ntNet as a service”

Researcher, leader of Pl@ntNet & LifeCLEF at INRIA. 

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Jean-Christophe Lombardo

Leader of the service ‘Similarity-search based identification’ & ‘Location-based species prediction’

Research engineer and senior
developer at INRIA.

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Fabian Robert

Leader of service “Cross-platform aggregation of labelled training data”

Researcher, leader of Pl@ntNet &LifeCLEF at INRIA. 

Alba Sandoval_Trébola

Alba Sandoval

Legal and administrative support of CanAirIO

Legal representative of Trebola Ecological Organization, administrative, financial and pedagogical coordinator.

Daniel Bernal_Trébola

Daniel Bernal

CanAirIO project manager

Project manager at Trebola Ecological Organization & CanAirIO.

Álvaro Vanegas_Trébola

Antonio Vanegas

Mobile Architect of CanAir.io

Mobile Architect of CanAir.io, specialist in android hardware integrations in MatrixLabs & founder HackBo (Hackerspace of Bogotá)

Juan Carlos Pachón_Trébola

Juan Carlos Pachón

Support the communication and engagement

Comunications and community Engagement at CanAirIO & Openstreetmap Colombia founder.

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Michael Dodd

iSpot curator

iSpot Curator at The Open University.

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Advaith Siddharthan

iSpot academic lead

Reader at The Open University.

 

Janice Ansine

Janice Ansine

Leader of WP6 (Networking, Training and Capacity Building )

Senior project manager in citizen science projects at The Open University, member of the European Citizen Science Association (ECSA) and UK Tree Health Citizen Science Network (THCSN) founding member.

Lara Lloret Iglesias_IFCA-CSIC

Lara Lloret

Integration of services within the EOSC via the deep-hybrid-datacloud marketplace. Links with EOSC projects and related initiatives

Researcher on data science and artificial intelligence at IFCA-CSIC. 

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Fernando Aguilar

Project management tools & support Integration of services within the EOSC via the deep-hybrid-datacloud marketplace. Links with EOSC projects and related initiatives

Postdoctoral researcher in data science and cloud computing at IFCA-CSIC. 

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David Rodríguez

Integration of services within the EOSC. Links with EOSC projects and related initiatives. Internal coordination.

Researcher in data science at IFCA.

Joan Masó_CREAF

Joan Masó

Leader of WP2 (EOSC compliant service architecture leader)

Senior researcher at CREAF and at GRUMETS Research Group.

Ester prat_CREAF

Ester Prat

EOSC compliant service architecture assistant

Project Assistant at CREAF and at GRUMETS Research Group.

Núria Julià_CREAF

Núria Julià

EOSC compliant service architecture developer 

Developer at CREAF and GRUMETS Research Group.

Alba Brobia_CREAF

Alba Brobia

Development of tools for interoperability
demonstrations and reuse of citizen observatory services 

Technician at CREAF and GRUMETS research group
Anna Ramón_CREAF

Anna Ramón

Support in the communication plan strategy and brand management

Head of communication at CREAF.

Ángela Justamante

Ángela Justamante

Co-leader of the communication plan strategy, branding definition, press officer and social media channels management

Communication technician at CREAF
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Rosa Arias

Co-design leader & OdourCollect IP

CEO & Founder of
Science for Change
odour expert, active participant in the  COST Action of Citizen Science.

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Silvina Frucella

 Co-design co-leader

Business developer & project manager at Science for Change & AireNet member.

Nora_Salas_SfC

Nora Salas Seoane

Community engagement and co-design co-leader

COO & Social Researcher at Science for Change, active participant in the COST Action of Citizen Science
Santiago Martínez de la Riva_BINEO

Santiago Martínez de la Riva Vivanco

Leader of WP4 (Interactive services)

CEO, CDO & Founder of Bineo Consulting. 

Robin Giles Ribera_BINEO

Robin Giles Ribera

Development of WP4

CTO at Bineo Consulting.

Marisol Parrilla López_BINEO

Marisol Parrilla López

 Project Coordinator of WP4

Project coordinator at
Bineo Consulting.

Henning Bredel_52ºNorth

Henning Bredel

EOSC compliant service architecture and management of Agile software engineering.

Software engineer at 52°North GmbH.

Simon Jirka_52ºNorth

Simon Jirka

EOSC compliant service architecture, interoperability development

Project manager at 52°North GmbH

Sasha EarthWatch

Sasha Woods

Co-leader of WP7 (Dissemination & Exploitation)

Researcher for impact and innovation at Earthwatch.

Luigi Ceccaroni

Co-leader of WP7 (Dissemination & Explotaition) 

Innovation lead at Earthwatch.

James Sprinks

Co-leader of WP7 (Dissemination and Exploitation)

Senior Researcher of citizen science at Earthwatch.

Katrin EarthWatch

Katrin Nolland

Project Management of WP7 (Dissemination & Explotaition) 

Project manager at Earthwatch.

Matheus Andreas_Secure Dimensions

Andreas Matheus

Authorization and GDPR Services for security in EOSC

Managing director at Secure Dimensions GmbH, member of the Open Geospatial Consortium – Chair of the Security Domain WG.

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Tim Woods

Coordinating ECSA’s tasks within the project, and support Cos4Cloud’s communications

Community & communications officer at the European Citizen Science Association (ECSA).

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Norbert Schmidt

Mobile app and back end developer for Cos4Cloud, integrating apps and mobile services in the Cos4Cloud ecosystem

DDQ / Founder, owner and developer of popular citizen science apps (iSPEX, Dark Sky Meter, Zicht op Licht, Transit of Venus)
Demelza-Ramakers DDQ

Demelza Ramakers

Cos4Cloud developer, experienced citizen scientist 

DDQ projects’ support
Maria_Daskolia

Maria Daskolia

Environmental and sustainability education expert, leader of the integration of citizen science in shoool 

Associate Professor at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), PI and project manager for the NKUA.

COS4CLOUD Chronis Kynigos

Chronis Kynigos

Educational technology expert

PI & Professor at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA)

Naya NKUA

Naya Grillia

Researcher, pedagogical intervention designer, training designer 

Doctoral Researcher at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA)

COS4CLOUD Dimitris Gkotzos

Dimitris Gkotzos

Researcher, pedagogical intervention designer, training designer

PhD in Educational Sciences at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA).

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Evi Kakaroucha

Researcher, e-learning training designer, communication and networking for the NKUA team

MSc, MEd, MA, MSc at the Environmental Education Lab National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA).

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Stefan Rueger

Developer of the services ‘automatic video stream processing service’ & ‘a platform for interactive pre-processing of large datasets’

Co-director of DynAikon, professor at The Open University’s Knowledge Media Institute.

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Frederic Fol Leymarie

Developer of the services ‘automatic video stream processing service’ & ‘a platform for interactive pre-processing of large datasets’

Co-director and co-founder of DynAikon and London Geometry, professor at the University of London.
Kai Waddington_DynAikon

Kai Waddington

Developer of the services ‘automatic video stream processing service’ and ‘a platform for interactive pre-processing of large datasets’

Junior developer at DynAikon, Ph.D. student at The Open University.

Miklas Riechmann_DynAikon

Miklas Riechmann

Developer of the services ‘automatic video stream processing service’ and ‘a platform for interactive pre-processing of large datasets’

Junior developer at DynAikon.

Ryan Rueger_DynAikon

Ryan Rueger

Developer of the services ‘automatic video stream processing service’ and ‘a platform for interactive pre-processing of large datasets’

Senior IT support at DynAikon.

Rachel Redford

Co-leader of WP6 (Networking, Training and Capacity Building)

Project manager at The Open University.