Alessandro Oltramari is a Research Scientist and Project Leader at Bosch. Prior to this position, he was a Research Associate at Carnegie Mellon University. He received his Ph.D. from University of Trento (Italy) in Cognitive Science, in co-tutorship with the Institute for Cognitive Science and Technology of the Italian National Research Council (ISTC- CNR). He has held a research position at the Laboratory for Applied Ontology (ISTC-CNR) in Trento, headed by Nicola Guarino, from 2000 to 2010. He has been a Visiting Research Associate at Princeton University (Cognitive Science Laboratory) in 2005 and 2006. His primary interests are centered on theoretical and applied research on knowledge representation and cognitive technologies. In particular, his research activity mainly deals with integrating ontologies and cognitive architectures for high-level reasoning in knowledge-intensive tasks.