Wendy Hall. Doctor honoris causa
Learn about the life, career and work of Dame Wendy Hall, an expert in the field of artificial intelligence, the semantic web and web science, and her inclusive vision of technology.
Who is she?
Dame Wendy Hall is Regius Professor of Computer Science, Associate Vice President (International Engagement) and Executive Director of the Web Science Institute at the University of Southampton. She was one of the first computer scientists to carry out serious research in multimedia and hypermedia, and has been a leading figure in those fields ever since.
Her work has had a major influence in many areas, including digital libraries, the development of the semantic web, and the emerging research discipline of web science. She is known for her development of the Microcosm hypermedia system, a precursor to the World Wide Web, in the mid-1980s.