Peter Fox

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Prof Peter Fox

Professional Title: Professor

Primary domain: Data Science

Organization name: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Organization type: Academia/Research

City / Country: Troy - United States


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Peter Fox is Tetherless World Constellation Chair, Professor of Earth and Environmental Science and Computer Science, and Director of the Information Technology and Web Science Program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Fox has a B.Sc. (hons) and Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics (physics and computer science) from Monash Univsersity. His research covers the fields of solar and solar-terrestrial physics, ocean and environmental informatics, computational and computer science, and distributed semantic data frameworks. The results are applied to large-scale distributed data science investigations. Fox is chair of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics Union Commission on Data and Information and serves on the editorial boards of many prominent Earth and space science informatics journals. http://tw.rpi.edu/web/person/PeterFox