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Andrew MacLeod

Andrew MacLeod

Manager Technical Projects

Andrew is the Manager, Technical Projects at CeRDI.  Andrew completed a Bachelor of Computing at the University of Ballarat, followed by an Honors in Applied Science (Information Technology). Employed at CeRDI since 1999 and leading the technical team since 2002, Andrew has extensive experience in web and geospatial technologies with a particular interest in data standards and interoperability. While much of his work is applied within Australia, Andrew has been an active participant in several Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) domain working groups, standards working groups and interoperability experiments across Soils, Groundwater and Environmental data. Currently enrolled as a PhD candidate supported by the Food Agility Cooperative Research Centre, focused on the application of semantic interoperability within Agriculture and Food.  

Andrew commenced his PhD with CeRDI in June 2021.

Call: 03 5327 9315
Email: a.macleod@federation.edu.au
ORCID ID: orcid.org/0000-0003-4834-5481


Advancing syntactic and semantic interoperability for data in the agricultural and food industries
Advancing syntactic and semantic interoperability for data in the agricultural and food industries

Access to data provides the fuel for next generation decision support systems, and opportunities for sharing data across national and international borders, and across government, industry and academic sectors, have never been greater.

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  • Conference papers and abstracts

    Wong, M., MacLeod, A., Simons, B., Robinson, N., Gillett, H., Neyland, A., Milne, R., Corbett, J., & Dahlhaus, P. (2021, July 5-6). Enabling soil data re-use for ecosystem management and decision making: A standards-based approach [Conference presentation]. TERN Science Symposium, Online.

    Wong, M., MacLeod, A., Simons, B., Robinson, N., Gillett, H., Sexton, A., Medyckyj-Scott, D., Thompson, H., Neyland, A., Milne, R., Corbett, J., & Dahlhaus, P. (2021, July 19-23). Maximising the value of soil data: Challenges and solutions we employed. Focus: User cases of farming grower groups and Catchment Management Authorities [Conference presentation]. ESIP Summer Meeting, Online.

    Box, P., Wong, M., Simons, B., Levett, K., Lee, A., Thompson, H., Epstein, J., MacLeod, A. (2020). Building AgReFed: A reusable socio-technical design for community governance and data stewardship. Collaborative Conference on Computational and Data Intensive Science C3DIS 2020, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 16-20 March 2020. www.c3dis.com/3939

    Robinson N., Thompson H., Dahlhaus P., Feely P., MacLeod A., Wong M. & Walters J.  (2019) What’s FAIR about Digital Agriculture?  steeDA, Conference on science, technology, engineering and economics for Digital Agriculture, 3-5 December 2019, The University of Sydney, Australia.

    Robinson N., Dahlhaus P., Feely P., Light K., MacLeod A., Milne R., Parker J., Thompson H., Walters J. & Wills B. (2019) Online Farm Trials (OFT) – the past, present and future. Cells to Satellites. 19th Australian Agronomy Conference, 25 – 29 August 2019, Wagga Wagga, NSW.

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