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Speaker: Jorge Samuel Mendes de Jesus (ISRIC — World Soil Information)

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Jorge S. Mendes de Jesus has a master degree on Agricultural Engineering from the University of Algarve, after completing his master, he moved to Israel to study at University of Ben-Gurion of the Negev where he obtained his Ph.D.

After concluding his studies he worked at the Joint Research Center in Ispra, Italy on two EU projects: INTAMAP and EuroGEOSS. The following job was at Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Britain where he participated on the NETMAR project. His major interests are centered in geopython and web services with works done in web processing service interoperability (PyWPS) and soil data interoperability (soilML)

Currently he lives in Wageningen, The Netherlands and works at ISRIC - Soil Information Center as software developer and researcher.