Mike Bobak

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

704 Fairway Dr.

Champaign, IL 61820

(415) 894-9724



Agrible.com , UIUC —Sr. Engineer, Natural Systems 2018- present


Freelance , SF —Knowledge-Engineer/Ontologist 2011- 2018

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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