Patrick West promoted to Principal Software Engineer

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Patrick West promoted to Principal Software EngineerApril 21, 2014
Rensselaer's Tetherless World Constellation is pleased to announce the promotion of Patrick West to Principal Software Engineer. The announcement was made April 21, 2014 by Professor Peter Fox, Co-Chair of the Constellation.

Patrick joined the Tetherless World Constellation in 2009 as Senior Software Engineer. Before that, he worked with Peter Fox at the High Altitude Observatory at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado.

His current projects are focused on the semantic expression of data science concepts and relationships in various domains, including solar, upper atmosphere, ocean sciences, earth science informatics, as well as computer science areas such as knowledge representation, semantic technologies, distributed semantic data frameworks, robust collaboration and content management environments, and agile software engineering. Patrick has also been a long-term contributor to the Hyrax OPenDAP software project. He has 23 years post-degree experience (Bachelor of Science from Indiana University) which includes large and small companies, startups, non profits, research organizations, and now academia.