William Van Woensel

I am currently a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the NICHE Research Group at Dalhousie University. Previously, I was a teaching assistant for 6 years at the WISE Research Lab at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. I finished my PhD dissertation, titled "Mobile, client-side context-provisioning via the integrated querying of online semantic web data", to obtain the degree of Doctor in Sciences in 2013.

My research interests lie at the crossroads of mobile computing and Semantic Web technology. In particular, this includes materialized and virtual RDF data integration, expressive and general-purpose semantic reasoning, and lightweight online Semantic Web services; with a particular focus on how these approaches can benefit from mobile deployment. Currently, I am doing research in the field of health informatics, in particular facilitating patient self-management through the use of mobile technology.