Mike Bobak

Research Sofware/Knowledge Engineer

Computational-Science/AI taken to edu/gov/com domains.
Knowledge-aided tool builder /computational problem solver.

2104 Bryant

San Francisco, CA 94110

(415) 894-9724



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

Semantics/data-sci consulting, incl. IoT, CMS, pharma-ontologies, and related courses.

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 and 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 first install of an automated email answering system, and more.

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

Extended a model-based explainable simulation/Intelligent-Tutoring-System.

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

Wrote expert-system for EPA, then knowledge-guided distributed 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 and more

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