Martin O’Connor received his B.A. and M.Sc. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Dublin, Ireland. Before joining Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics Research, he worked for several years at IBM’s T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. Since coming to Stanford, he has developed the Chronus II temporal query system, which was used to perform temporal queries on biomedical data. His current research centers on the development of technologies to support querying, data integration, and analytic method deployment on the Semantic Web.