John Domingue

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John Domingue
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John Domingue (born ca 1961) is a British academic, and Professor of Computer Science at the Knowledge Media Institute at the Open University in Milton Keynes,[1] and researcher in the semantic web, linked data, services, blockchain and education.

Life and work[edit]

Domingue started his academic career in the late 1980s as researcher at the Human Cognition Research Laboratory of the Open University. In 2008, he was appointed Professor at the Open University in Milton Keynes.

Domingue was the scientific director of SOA4All and has worked in dozens of other research projects.[2] From 2018 to 2021 he served as the Theme 1 Leader (University Learners) in the 40M pound budget Institute of Coding supporting the creation of a new accreditation standard for computer science teaching in the UK underpinned by blockchain badges.[3] He is chair of the steering committee for the European Semantic Web Conference Series.[4] From 2015 until 2022 he served as the Director of the Knowledge Media Institute at the Open University. He is the current president of the Semantic Technology Institute International (STI2), following Dieter Fensel.[5]

In 2018 he gave a talk at the Royal Institute on blockchains [6]

In 2019 John Domingue gave a TEDx talk on decentralising universities [7] and was awarded a Fellowship by the British Blockchain Association [8]

For the OU's 50th birthday, in 2020, he contributed to a public report predicting the next 50 years of learning.[9] In the same year John Domingue was awarded an honorary professorship by Amity University.[10]


Domingue has published over 250 publications in the areas of artificial intelligence and the web.[11] A selection:

  • Fensel, D., Lausen, H., Polleres, A., de Bruijn, J., Stollberg, M., Roman, D., Domingue, J., Enabling Semantic Web Services: The Web Service Modeling Ontology, Springer, 2006
  • Hasemer, T. and Domingue, J., Common Lisp Programming for Artificial Intelligence, Addison Wesley, 1989
  • Stasko, J., Domingue, J., Brown, M., and Price, B. (Eds.), Software Visualisation: Programming as a Multimedia Experience, MIT Press, 1988


  1. ^ John Domingue at the KMI
  2. ^ List of projects of John Domingue
  3. ^ "Institute of Coding |". Main Website. Retrieved 5 August 2022.
  4. ^ Steering committee of the ESWC conference series Archived 2011-11-16 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Executive board of the Semantic Technology Institute International
  6. ^ "Blockchains Hope or Hype |". Royal Institute. Retrieved 3 August 2022.
  7. ^ "A Blockchain-based decentralised university |". TEDx at the Open University. Retrieved 3 August 2022.
  8. ^ "BBA Fellowship | FBBA". blockchain. Retrieved 18 February 2020.
  9. ^ "The Future of Learning 2070 |". OU Future of Learning 2070 report. Retrieved 3 August 2022.
  10. ^ iednewsdesk (29 January 2020). "10th International Conference- Confluence 2020 on the theme "Cloud Computing, Data Science & Engineering" commences at Amity University". India Education Diary. Retrieved 18 February 2020.
  11. ^ List of publications of John Domingue at KMI Archived 2012-04-03 at the Wayback Machine
    - John Domingue at DBLP Bibliography Server Edit this at Wikidata

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