ing. MJR (Rob) Knapen

ing. MJR (Rob) Knapen

Software Engineer - Big Spatial Data, Data Science, Linked Data, Semantics, GIS, Crop Simulations, Mobile Apps

Experienced architect and engineer of software systems, based around data science, semantic web technology, natural language processing, GIS, scientific model integration, and mobile devices. Currently working on (spatial) data analytics, data visualisations, and solutions for improving data discoverability and (semantic) interoperability, applied to agriculture and food-security research, and smart cities. Both in national and international projects. As a side track I develop Android and iOS apps, mostly focussing on location based functionality and scientific model results. I also participate in hackathons and help organise them.

Specialties: Software Architecture, data modelling, Big Data, Data Science, SCRUM, Agile Development, Agile coaching, Design patterns, UML, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Object oriented Programming, Functional programming, Semantic Web tech (RDF, Sparql), User Interaction design, Graphical design, Java, Kotlin, Scala, Python, R, Android, iOS, OpenMI (and other Model Integration Frameworks), Geographical Information Systems (GIS).