Prof. Dr. Asunción Gómez-Pérez is Full Professor at the Univ. Politécnica de Madrid. She is the Director of the Artificial Intelligence Department (2008) and Director of the OEG at UPM (1995). She is a member of the AENOR CTN_148 Geographical Information Committee, the corresponding Spanish Committee that participates in the Working Group of ISO 1950.
She has a B.A. in Computer Science (1990), M.S.C. on Knowledge Engineering (1991), Ph.D. in Computer Sciences (1993) and MS.C. on Business Administration (1994). She was visiting (1994-1995) the Knowledge Systems Laboratory at Stanford University. She also was the Executive Director (1995-1998) of the Artificial Intelligent Laboratory at the School.
She main research areas are: Ontological Engineering, Semantic Web and Knowledge Management. She led at UPM the following EU projects: MKBEEM, Ontoweb, Esperonto, Knowledge Web, NeOn, SEEMP, OntoGrid, Admire, Dynalearn, SemSorGrid4Env, SEALS and Monnet. She coordinated OntoGrid and now she is coordinating SemSorGrid4Env and SEALS. She is also leading at UPM projects funded by Spanish agencies. The most relevants are: España Vitual, Webn+1, Geobuddies and the Spanish network on Semantic Web.
She has published more than 150 papers and she is author of one book on Ontological Engineering and co-author of a book on Knowledge Engineering. She has been co-director of the summer school on Ontological Engineering and the Semantic Web since 2003 up to now. She was program chair of ASWC'09, ESWC'05 and EKAW'02 and co-organiser of many workshops on ontologies. She reviews papers in many conferences and journals.