David Newman

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David Newman
EPrints Software Engineer

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David joined EPrints Services in October 2014 as a software engineer working on repository builds and support requests.

David comes from a background in e-Research, building and supporting IT infrastructure for domain scientists across the fields of Neuroscience, Bioinformatics, Chemistry, Astronomy, Statistics and Social Sciences.

In 2011, he obtained a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Southampton, focussing on how Social Networking techniques and Semantic Web technologies can be applied to improve e-Research systems and infrastructure. As well as the extensive systems administration experience he has gained through supporting e-Research systems, David is also interested in Internet and wireless networking, having been involved with the voluntary Southampton Open Wireless Network (SOWN) project for over eight years.