Dr. Rosario Uceda-Sosa is currently one of the leading researchers in semantic information models for Smarter Cities in IBM Research.
She's working on the design of composable large ontologies which align relevant standards and enable the integration of (open) city data. Her work also focuses on the usability of ontologies and their conceptualization as the next generation of (database) schemata.
She has led and managed teams working on information systems, business rules, semantics models and software engineering. In 2008, she co-led the Global Technology Outlook, a worldwide IBM strategy process that helps drive IBM's 6 billion dollar investment in R&D.
She has also worked as a consultant in software design and usability, modeling and web technologies for companies like Ford, Chrysler, GM and Kellogg. She holds a PhD in Computer Science and Engineering, a MS in Mathematics, a MS in Computer Engineering by the University of Michigan and a bachelor degree in Philosophy by the University of Seville (Spain).
Dr. Uceda-Sosa is a senior member of the ACM. She holds 18 US patents and has published in conferences like AAAI, IJCAI and ER on the subjects of information systems, ontologies, modeling and usability.