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Mari Carmen Suárez-Figueroa

Dr. Mari Carmen Suárez-Figueroa
Ontology Engineering Group (OEG)
Departamento de Inteligencia Artificial
Facultad de Informática
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM)
Campus de Montegancedo, s/n
Boadilla del Monte - 28660 Madrid

I am a member of the Ontology Engineering Group (OEG) in Madrid, leaded by Asunción Gómez-Pérez. I am also Teaching Assistant from 1st September 2008 at the Computer Science School at UPM.

I graduated in Computer Science from UPM in 2001. I got the PhD in Artificial Intelligence in UPM in June 2010. My thesis is about a new methodology for building ontologies called NeOn Methodology (

My background is in Ontology Engineering, specifically in ontology development and evaluation (best practices and patterns), as well as in methodologies for building ontologies. {nid 2NLJ}

My research lines are related to ontology engineering methodologies and good practices in the ontology modelling.

I have participated or am currently participating at different European and Spanish projects: OntoWeb (IST-2000-29243), Esperonto (IST-2001-34373), PIKON (IST-2001-33487), Knowledge Web (FP6-507482), OntoGrid (FP6-511513), REIMDOC (FIT-340100-2004-22), SEEMP (IST-4-027347-STP), NeOn (FP6-027595), mIO! (CENIT 2008-1019), and BuscaMedia (CENIT 2009-1026).