Dr Yde de Jong
Professional Title: Advisor/Consultant
Primary domain: Biodiversity Informatics
Organization name: Natural History Museum Rotterdam
Organization type: Academia/Research
City / Country: Rotterdam - Netherlands
Yde de Jong has an academic background in systematics, evolutionary biology, bio-informatics, epistemology, and marine botany. He was Head of the Department Biodiversity Informatics of the Zoological Museum Amsterdam (Naturalis Biodiversity Center), GBIF-ECAT work area chair and EDIT’s task leader on integrating Europe’s taxonomic information infrastructures. Further to this, he is the coordinator of the PESI and Fauna Europaea projects and participates in several biodiversity informatics initiatives on e-Science and e-Taxonomy, like BioVel, ViBRANT, LifeWatch, and TDWG.