Dr Harshvardhan J. Pandit

Assistant Professor

Email Address: [email protected]

Harsh is an Assistant Professor at the School of Computing in Dublin City University. His research interests are focused on the application of semantics towards solving real-world challenges associated with privacy, legal and regulatory compliance, and consent. His PhD (Computer Science, Trinity College Dublin) explored the application of linked data and semantic web technologies towards GDPR compliance, with a particular focus on consent and provenance. He currently co-chairs the W3C Data Privacy Vocabularies and Controls Community Group (DPVCG) – which develops interoperable vocabularies for privacy and data protection activities based on legal and practical requirements. He is a member of the National Standards Authority of Ireland and contributes to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC27 standardisation activities regarding privacy and consent.

Research Domains
  • Data Management
  • Knowledge & Data Engineering
  • Linked Data / Semantic Web / Knowledge Graphs
  • Privacy & Ethics
  • Semantic Representation
  • Standards