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Line Pouchard

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Adjunct Professor
Senior Researcher, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Dr. Line Pouchard’s current research focuses on discovery and integration of information enabled by metadata and semantic technologies for large datasets produced by high performance computing simulations, large instrument scientific experiments, observations from remote sensing and other sources.  She is a co-founder of the DataONE Integration and Semantics Working Group and an active participant.  Her recent work includes implementing semantic technologies to improve data discovery in the Earth and Atmospheric Sciences for DataONE.  Her long-term research interests have focused on ontologies and metadata for scientific data and applications of interest to the Departments of Energy and Defense. These interests have been applied to the scientific domains of climate and earth sciences, high performance computing systems, fusion, medical modeling, and homeland security.  She is an active participant to several leading ORNL efforts contributing to other agencies, including the NSF-sponsored Remote Data Visualization and Analytics.


Master of Science, Information Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1998.

Doctor of Philosophy, Comparative Literature,  City University of New York, 1993.

Licence des Universités de Haute-Normandie, Université de Haute-Normandie, Rouen, France. 1982.

Baccalauréat, Lycée André Maurois, Elbeuf, France. 1976.

Research Interests: 
Semantic Web
Interdiscipllinary research
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