Amit Sheth is the LexisNexis Ohio Eminent Scholar for Advanced Data Management and Analysis.
He directs the Kno.e.sis Center for Knowledge enabled Information & Services Science, a world
leader in Semantic, Social, and Services computing over Web infrastructure (also called Semantic
Web, Web 2.0, and Web 3.0). Kno.e.sis's extensive collaborations currently focus on biomedical research
(data analysis, text mining, scientific workflows, and knowledge discovery), health care informatics
(clinical data reconciliation and analysis, electronic medical records), and defense intelligence
sensor web, human performance enhancement).
Prof. Sheth is an IEEE fellow, has received awards such as the IBM Faculty award, has received well
over $10 million in research funds (from NIH, NSF, AFRL, DoD, several major Internet companies), has
published extensively (250+ publications), and is among the best-cited authors in computer science (over
12,000 citations, h index = 54). He has given more than 200 invited talks including 30+ keynotes, is
EIC of the Intl. Journal of Semantic Web & Information Systems, is joint-EIC of Distributed & Parallel
Databases, and serves on several editorial boards. By licensing his funded university research, he has
also founded and managed two successful companies. Several commercial products and many operationally
deployed applications have resulted from his R&D.