Prof. Edward Curry


Optimisation & Decision Analytics

Edward Curry is Vice President of the Big Data Value Association ( a non-profit industry-led organisation with the objective of increasing the competitiveness of European Companies with data-driven innovation. Edward is a research leader at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics ( and a funded investigator at LERO The Irish Software Research Centre ( Edward has worked extensively with industry and government advising on the adoption patterns, practicalities, and benefits of new technologies. Edward has published over 120 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, he was a guest speaker at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium to an audience of 600+ CIOs and senior IT executives. His research projects include studies of smart cities, energy intelligence, semantic information management, event-based systems, and collaborative data management. He is a member of the scientific leadership committee of Insight, and a Lecturer in Informatics at the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG). He has a Ph.D. from the National University of Ireland Galway.

Specialties: Autonomic Computing, Collaborative Data Management, Cyber-Physical Systems, Energy Intelligence, Event-based Systems, Linked Enterprise Data, Semantic Information Management, Sustainable IT, Technology Management, Web of Things