Doug foxvog received a B.S. in E.E. & C.S. from MIT in 1975 and a MS in the Artificial Intelligence program of the E.E. Department at Vanderbilt University in 1986. Currently he is a Research Fellow at the Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI) of the National University of Ireland, Galway. Previouly he was an Ontological Architect at Cycorp in Austin, TX, and a Research Scientist at VTT Electronics in Oulu, Finland, AT&T Bell Labs, and the Division of Computer Research and Technology at the National Institutes of Health. He spent one year on sabbatical teaching computer graphics at ( Hefei Polytechnic University) in Anhui Province of the People's Republic of China.
His professional interests include artificial intelligence, ontologies, knowledge representation, knowledge engineering, and embedded systems. Outside the lab he is interested in hiking, camping, out-of-the-way travel, bicycling, ultimate (and other) frisbee, stamp and coin collecting, chess, tracing his family 's genealogy, politics, and Grateful Dead music.