Our International Partnerships

SIRIUS has a broad network with global reach. We work with leading groups in our computer science disciplines and host visiting researchers from these groups. As the beacon projects in SIRIUS have developed, we have also established links with groups working in engineering, geosciences and petroleum engineering.

Academic Collaborations

United Kingdom

  • University of Oxford.
  • University of Manchester.
  • Birkbeck University of London.
  • Imperial College London.


  • University of Bielefeld.
  • TU Braunschweig.
  • TU Darmstadt.


  • University of Turin.
  • University of Bologna.
  • University of Bolzano.


  • University of Southern Denmark, Odense.

The Netherlands

  • CWI Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica


  • University of Madrid.


  • Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul.


  • University of Western Australia.

United States

  • University of Maryland at College Park

Participation in Standardization and Coordination Organizations

PPDM (Professional Petroleum Data Management Association)

The Professional Petroleum Data Management Association is a global, not-for-profit organization that works collaboratively within the petroleum industry to create and promote standards and best practices for data management.


Energistics provides the global upstream oil and gas industry with an open consortium to define, develop and maintain data standards. Energistics is dedicated to informing, educating and supporting all stakeholders to ensure a rapid and effective adoption of the standards in the pursuit of interoperability, efficiency and data integrity.

Energistics liaises with other standards organizations in the energy industry through the Standards Leadership Committee (SLC), and hosts international groups with a strong emphasis on data and data exchange such as the National Data Repository Work Group (NDR)

Open Subsurface Data Universe Forum

The Open Subsurface Data Universe Forum is an international forum of oil and gas operators, cloud services companies, technology providers, suppliers of applications to oil and gas operators, academia, and other standards organizations working together to develop an open, standards-based, data platform that will bring together exploration, development, and wells data.