Dr. Villanueva-Rosales joins Cyber-ShARE

Mon, 2012-02-13

Dr. Natalia Villanueva-Rosales has joined the Cyber-ShARE Center as a Research Assistant Professor. Dr. Villanueva-Rosales recently completed her PhD in Computer Science at Carleton University (Canada), where she is also an ontologist researcher. She holds an MSc in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Edinburgh (Scotland), and a BEng in Computer Science from the Panamerican University (Mexico). Her current research focuses on bridging databases and the Semantic Web. Her experience includes designing ontologies, populating ontologies from heterogeneous sources (data mashups) and question answering mostly in Life Sciences domains. She has participated/supervised several projects in the areas of automated reasoning, data mining, data integration and exchange. She is passionate about improving the way that scientists retrieve and discover increasingly sophisticated knowledge. She is an excellent addition to our interdisciplinary research team.