Mike Bobak

Knowledge-Engineer / Research-Programmer

2104 Bryant

San Francisco, CA 94110

(415) 894-9724



Freelance, SF —Knowledge-Engineer/Ontologist 2011-present

Data-science/semantics study/projects and work, incl IoT,CMS,pharma-ontologies.

ApolloGrp.edu, SF — Architect, Adaptive Learning Platform 2010-11

Semantic annotation of tests and related study materials so needs could be surfaced.

UCSF.edu, SF Programmer/Analyst III 2007-10

Semantic annotation of clinical trial entrance descriptions to automate induction.

Freelance, Chicago/Boston —KnowledgeEngineer/Programmer 2001-07

Brightware like follow on rule-based consulting, incl Verizon &many other places.

kbs.ai.UIUC.edu, SF — (sr) Research-Programmer 1998-2001

Coordinated software teams to make an immersive simulation tutor.

Brightware, Chicago —Knowledge-Engineer/Programmer 1996-98

Helped design and did 1st install of an automated email answering system.

Inst of Learning Sciences, nwu.edu, IL — Lead Programmer/Analyst 96

Model-based explainable simulation used for tutoring.

Argonne National Lab, anl.gov, IL — Software Engineer 1993-96

Wrote expert-system for EPA, then knowledge-guided coupled eco-simulation.


University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign — MS Biophysics/Combio/AI

Wrote well used molecular viz/minp package. Thesis Knowledge-guided Simulation.

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign — BS Physics, BS Biophysics

Included work/study at an allied lab, writing acoustics simulation, taking data &more.

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