Dr. Laura Daniele is a senior scientist in the area of ontology engineering and semantic technologies at TNO, The Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research, where she leads the research and standardization activities on semantic interoperability in IoT. She graduated in Electronic Engineering from the University of Cagliari (Italy) and obtained her PhD from the University of Twente (Netherlands). Since 2011 she works at TNO. Her interest is to provide data integration solutions to enable semantic interoperability among stakeholders that need to share data, but use different terminologies, standards and/or heterogeneous platforms. She has developed ontologies in various domains and is the creator of the SAREF ontology for the European Commission, standardized by ETSI.
She serves as expert in ETSI SmartM2M and is active in the Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI), where she is the co-leader of the Semantic Interoperability group of WG03 on IoT Standardization. She is currently lead scientist in the H2020 Interconnect project (https://interconnectproject.eu/), which aims at providing interoperable solutions connecting smart homes, buildings and grids. She serves as Program Committee member for major conferences and journals in the Semantic Web area.