Ontolog Forum

Clement Jonquet

Dr. Clement Jonquet is assistant professor at University of Montpellier, France and since Sept. 2015 visiting scholar at the Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics Research (BMIR). He is a researcher at the Laboratory of Informatics, Robotics, and Microelectronics of Montpellier (LIRMM), on (biomedical/agronomical)ontologies, semantic data indexing and annotation, semantic Web, text mining, knowledge representation. Dr. Jonquet obtained his PhD in Informatics from the same university in 2006 (about multi-agent systems, grid and service-oriented computing), then he served as a postdoc for 3 years at the Stanford BMIR within Pr. Mark A. Musen’s group where he was working on semantic annotations of biomedical data using biomedical ontologies in the context of the National Center for Biomedical Ontology (NCBO) project. He contributed actively to the design, evolution and development of the NCBO BioPortal and won the 1st prize at ISWC Semantic Web Challenge 2010. Since 2013, Dr Jonquet is the PI of the SIFR project (Semantic Indexing of French Biomedical Data Resources) mainly funded by the ANR Young Researcher program and recipient of the H2020 Marie Curie program. He also leads the AgroPortal project, a repository of ontologies for agronomy. Dr. Jonquet is the (co)author of +60 publications cumulating more than 1600 citations, including 10 international journals. He is a member of several workshop and conference program committees related to life sciences and informatics. He was local chair of ESWC 2013, program co-chair of S4BIODIV 2013 and TICE 2014. He chairs the Web Science Montpellier and AgroHackathon Meetup groups. Dr. Jonquet is holder of the French ministry distinction (PES) since 2013.