iMarine Project Director, Information Science & Technologies Institute, Italian National Research Council (ISTI-CNR), Italy
Donatella Castelli is a Senior Researcher working at Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologie della Informazione “A. Faedo” of the Italian National Research Council (CNR-ISTI). She has been the principal investigator of several European and Interational funded projects on digital libraries and data e-Infrastructures acquiring considerable experience in these domains. Currently, she is the scientific director of the EU iMarine data infrastructure developed and operated to support an Ecosystem Approach to fisheries management and conservation of marine living resources. She is also the technical director of OpenAIRE, the Open Access infrastructure for Research in Europe. She is a member of the Research Data Alliance Europe Expert Group that promotes research and cross-infrastructure coordination at global level. Her scientific interests are centered on data modeling, data interoperability and data infrastructures.