Professeur, Institute for Modern and Contemporary Culture, Westminster University
Courriel : peter.cornwell[at]

Peter Cornwell
Peter Cornwell

Peter Cornwell is research fellow at ENS-Lyon, CEO of Data Futures GmbH, a member of the Institute for Modern and Contemporary Culture at the University of Westminster and of the Institute for European Global Studies, Basel. His research focus is the interaction of cultural and engineering factors affecting preservation of research data. Previously he has been director of R&D for Texas Instruments Industrial Systems Europe and he was CEO of California IPO Division Inc., where he contributed to development of the Manufacturing Automation Protocol and OpenGL standards.


* Chair, Data Futures GmbH, Leipzig, HRB 38130
* Community lead for IIIF and Oxford Common File Layout in CERN InvenioRDM
* Co-PI Swiss National Science Foundation grant 100011_184860/1 « Divisive Power of Citizenship »
* European co-chair, Research Data Alliance Group on Preservation Tools Technologies & Policies
* Expert Advisory Board member, BiCIKL EU Research and Innovation action in Biodiversity 101007492

Domaines disciplinaires

Data Science, Management, Media Theory, Software Engineering.


Organizational change management, data forensics and sustainability of digital infrastructures.

Projet de recherche

Automatic generation and versioning of OCFL archives in InvenioRDM corpus repositories.

Publications récentes

Progress with Improving Preservation and Reuse of Scientific Research Data  iPRES 2021 – 17th International Conference on Digital Preservation, Beijing, China. Cornwell, P., with Agosti, D., Benichou, L., Gonzalez, J., Herren, M., Ruch, P.

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