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Rovetto, Robert J.
Astronautics, Orbital Debris, Space Situational Awareness, Space/Astro Ontology, Formal Ontology, Astrodynamics, Orbit design, Orbital mechanics, Space Policy, Philosophy of Space Exploration, Philosophy (general)
Courses: Space Studies - American Military University/American Public University System
M.A.: The State University of New York at Buffalo - Philosophy with Ontology focus
B.A.: University of Maryland, College Park - Philosophy. Minor in Business & Management w/Business IT focus.
Introduction to Deductive Logic, PHI215, Fall 2010, SUNY Buffalo – Grader Teaching Assistant
- Bob Richards Scholarship for Peace through Space — a Runner-up at SpaceVision 2014 conference
- International School on Applied Ontology, Bolzano-Bozen, Italy, June 26-July 1(Grant)
- FOIS conference 2016, and WoCoMOE workshop (at FOIS), Annecy, France, July 5-9, 2016 (Grant)
- Misc. in maritime safety (available upon request)
- American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) (Approx. 2015-present, 2012-2014, 2002)
- Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS), Buffalo chapter (Approx. 2009-2013)
- The International Association for Ontology and its Applications (Approx. 2011, 2013-2016)
- American Philosophical Association (Approx. 2011, 2013-2014)
- “Orbital Debris Ontology” (PPT presentation), The Center for Orbital Debris Education and Research (CODER), University of Maryland, College Park, Nov 15-17, 2016.
- “The Orbital Space Environment and Space Situational Awareness Domain Ontology – Towards an International Information System for Space Data”, Rovetto, R.J. AMOS 2016, Poster presentation and Paper. URL= http://www.amostech.com/TechnicalPapers/2016/Poster/Rovetto.pdf
- “An Ontological Architecture for Orbital Debris Data”, Rovetto, R.J. Earth Science Informatics, 9(1), 67-82, Aug 6 2015. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. DOI: 10.1007/s12145-015-0233-3
- “Preliminaries of a Space Situational Awareness Ontology”, Rovetto, R,J. and Kelso, T.S. Presented at 26th AIAA/AAS Space Flight Mechanics meeting, Napa, CA, USA Feb 14-18th, 2016. Advances in the Astronautical Sciences, Univelt Inc. URL= http://www.univelt.com/book=5920. Article Preprint.
- “Orbital Space Environment and Space Situational Awareness Domain Ontology”, Rovetto, R.J. In CEUR workshop proceedings for The Joint Ontology Workshops, at the 9th International Conference of Formal Ontology for Information Systems (FOIS) Early Career Symposium, Annecy, France July 2016. Project summary paper URL= http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1660/ecs-paper1.pdf
- “Ontology Architectures for the Orbital Space Environment and Space Situational Awareness Domain”, Rovetto, R.J. International Workshop on Ontology Modularity, Contextuality, and Evolution at the 9th International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems, Annecy France, July 2016. URL= http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1660/womocoe-paper3.pdf
- “The Essential Role of Human Spaceflight”, Rovetto, R.J. Space Policy, Vol. 29(4), 2013. Elsevier. URL= http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0265964613000660 Original paper submitted to the National Academy of Sciences, Committee on Human Spaceflight call for input papers on the future of U.S. human spaceflight. URL= http://sites.nationalacademies.org/DEPS/ASEB/DEPS_083343
- “Defending Spaceflight – The Echoes of Apollo”, Rovetto, R.J. Space Policy, June 2016. Elsevier. URL= http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0265964615300060