Dr. Amit Sheth
Amit P. Sheth
LexisNexis Ohio Eminent Scholar
Executive Director, Kno.e.sis
Research Funding & Grants
Industry Funds

Competitive Awards and Industry Cash Gifts Received

  1. Employee and Job Search Semantic Engine: Phase I, Universal Freelancer, $60,000, 01/2016.
  2. 2015-2016 George Thomas Fellowship, Health Data Consortium, $10,500, 08/2015; awarded to Sujan Perera.
  3. Cardiology Semantic Analysis System, ezdataintelligence (ezDI) LLC, $100,000, ($25,000 in 2011, renewed: 2012, 2013, and 2014 at the same level.
  4. Janya, Inc., $25,150. "Enhancing Information Extraction with Linked Open Data." Apr. 2011.
  5. Department of Community Health, $13,950. "A Study of Social Web Data on Oxycontin Abuse Using Semantic Web Technology." Jan. 2011.
  6. Microsoft, $75,000 unrestricted gift, Jul. 2010.
  7. Hewlett Packard, $45,000 for "Model Generation and Model Extension for Information and Knowledge Management." Competitive Research Excellence Award, Jun. 2010.
  8. Competitive Award, Microsoft Research, $60,000 for "Chatter, Intent, Good Karma, and Contextual Advertisements in Social Networks." Feb. 2008.
  9. Competitive Award, IBM UIMA Innovation Award, $23,000 for "UIMA-based Infrastructure for Summarizing Casual, Unstructured Text." Jul. 2008
  10. Gift from HP Research, $50,000, for research in unstructured text extraction, starting Jan. 2008.
  11. Gift/donation, Athens Heart Center, $32,000, May 2005.
  12. Competitive Award, IBM Eclipse Innovation Grant 2005, $27,000, Jan. 2005.
  13. Gift/donation, 2004 IBM Faculty Award, $30,000, 2004.
  14. Competitive Award, IBM Eclipse Innovation Award 2004, $28,000, Jan. 2004.
  15. Gift from the Boeing Company as an LSDIS industry sponsor, $55,000 (annual gifts), Dec. 1996, Jan. 1998, Jan. 2001.
  16. Gift from Microelectronic and Computer Technology Corporation (MCC) as an LSDIS industry sponsor, $20,000, Jun. 1997.
  17. Gift from Hewlett-Packard Labs as an LSDIS industry affiliate, $12,500 (annual gifts for 1995, '96, '97, '98).
  18. Gift from LG Electronics Research Center of America as an LSDIS industry sponsor, $25,000, Feb. 1998.

Industry Donations Received (totals more than $650,000)

  1. Microsoft Windows Azure Cloud-free access for the Kno.e.sis Center, Mar. 2011.
  2. Semagix Freedom, $255,000, 2005.
  3. Microsoft Research, donation of all requested software and training for Computer Science department (to support teaching) and LSDIS lab (for use in research), 1999.
  4. Informix Universal Server and other software (first receipt of grant program), Informix, $120,000, since Apr. 1997. Renewed in 1998 and 1999.
  5. Also from PictureTel live 200P and Developer's Tool kit, donated by PictureTel Corp., $6,775, Jun. 1996, Virage's Visual Information Retrieval System (value not assigned) Mar. 1997, MARGI's MPEG-to-GO (value not assigned) Jun. 1997, POET (Dec. 1998), Object Design Inc. (Dec. 1998).
  6. I-Kinetics DataBroker and Open JDBC, $19,396, Sept. 1997.
  7. Persistence, donated by Persistence Software Inc. $61,275, Jul. 1995. Also, May 1997.
  8. ORBeline 2.0 and BlackWidow licenses (6), donated by PostModern Computing (first grant recipient of CORBA2.0 product), $83,700, Mar. 1996.
  9. ORBIX and related products, donated by IONA Technologies, $45,295, Oct. 1996. Again in 1998 (value undetermined).
  10. Illustra Server licenses (5) and several databases, awarded through a competitive grant program, Illustra Information Technology, Inc., $17,373.50, Aug. 22, 1995.

Industry/Consortia/VC Funds

  1. Homeland Security Workshop, Principle Investigator (with Co-Principal Investigators E. Lynn Usery, I. Budak Arpinar, Xiaobai Yao), UCGIS, $15,000, Aug. 2003–Jul. 2004.
  2. Led as founder/CEO/SrVP acquisition of ~$5 million in Venture and commercial funding for R&D including $2.4 million Taalee, Series A. VC funds led by Redwood Ventures, Oct. 1999. Over $7 million invested in local economy during university spin-off Taalee/Voquette before its acquisition/merger (1999-2002).
  3. Video Data Management System, Principal Investigator, awarded by L G Electronics Research Center of America, $50,004, 1998. University of Georgia Research Foundation Matching in first year $2,500, Jan.–Dec. 1998.
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Professor Amit P. Sheth
Kno.e.sis Center
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Wright State University
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy.
Dayton, Ohio 45435-0001
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