Ontolog Forum

Robert J. Rovetto (summary)

Robert is a formal ontologist, philosopher, and actively-applying / aspiring student, open globally to work and study opportunities. Output includes ontologies, and over 20 written works since 2011, all but two unfunded or personal efforts (demonstrating great initiative, sacrifice, and creativity): journal & conference papers, (inter)national standards, national agency manuals, reports, grant proposals, presentations; as well as collaborative projects including open data/science. Focus areas include: terminology; knowledge representation; conceptual modeling; upper or foundational ontology; highly abstract concepts; development methodology; ontology for aerospace, maritime, and emergency response; ethics of/in ontology & AI. Activities & service are listed below. You can Directly hire for selected services or Purchase products at this webpage.

Contact: rrovetto[at]terpalum[dot]umd[dot]edu or using this webpage. or schedule a meeting here.

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For hire / Open to Opportunities

Willing to relocate globally. Authorized to work in EU & US, with interest in Canada. International experience, bilingual, & MBSE and Agile team experience

Written works (sample)

Education & Training

  • M.A. Philosophy, with applied ontology focus, and courses from multiple departments; The State University of New York.
  • B.A. Philosophy, with Minor in Business & Management w/Information Technology focus; University of Maryland.
  • Graduate coursework toward M.S. in Space Studies; AMU (incomplete, TBD pending opportunities)
  • Training & Expertise in (cv available on request): Maritime operations, water search & rescue. Certified commercial merchant marine.

Service Activities (sample)

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Selected Interests

  • Philosophy (general)
    • Metaphysics: causality/causation, space & time, laws of nature, misc.
    • Ethics & moral philosophy
    • various topics in philosophy
  • Symbolic logic
  • Ontology (formal, philosophical, applied)
    • Generic/Foundational ontology & ontologies
    • Methodological and ethical aspects of ontology and similar types of system
  • MBSE - Model-based systems engineering
  • Space: astronautics, astronomy, policy, law, spatio-temporality
  • Marine safety, boat operations, search & rescue