Funding

Total funding acquired as PI or Co-PI approx. $4,766,000.

Major Research Projects (>$100,000)

EarthCube Building Blocks: GeoLink - Leveraging Semantics and Linked Data for Data Sharing and Discovery in the Geosciences. National Science Foundation. September 2014 to August 2016. PI for WSU. (Lead PI: Robert Arko, LDEO, Columbia University) $1,878,735.

EarthCube Building Blocks: Leveraging Semantics and Linked Data for Geoscience Data Sharing and Discovery. (OceanLink). National Science Foundation. September 2013 to August 2014. PI for WSU. (Lead PI: Thomas W. Narock, UMBC) $299,912.

ERRO - Efficient Reasoning with Rules and Ontologies. FCT Portugal. January 2012 to December 2014. PI for WSU. (PI: Joao Leite, UN Lisboa, Portugal) €140,373.

Expressive Scalable Querying over Integrated Linked Open Data. National Science Foundation. September 2011 to August 2013. Co-PI. (PI: Amit Sheth) $125,828.

TROn - Tractable Reasoning with Ontologies. National Science Foundation. September 2010 to August 2015. PI. $449,223

Ontology and Semantic-Aided Human Cognition Knowledge Discovery. Henry M. Jackson Foundation. 2009-2011. Co-PI. (PI: Amit Sheth) $300,000

ExpresST - Expressive Querying for Semantic Technologies. Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) while at AIFB, University of Karlsruhe, Germany. 2009-2011. Co-PI. (PI: Rudi Studer) €140,000

ReaSem - Practical Reasoning Support for Semantic Technologies. Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) while at AIFB, University of Karlsruhe, Germany. 2006-2009. Co-PI. (PI: Rudi Studer) €210,000

Direct Funding from Industry

TSO - Trends in Science Observatory. IOS Press, September 2013 to August 2015. PI for WSU. (Lead PI: Krzysztof Janowicz, UCSB) $120,000.

SEJP - Semantically-enabled Journal Portals. IOS Press, December 2012 to December 2013. PI for WSU. (Lead PI: Krzysztof Janowicz, UCSB) Part 1: €30,000. Part 2: $5300.

Amazon Student Grant for Amit K. Joshi, September 2012 to December 2013. $100.

SEM - Semantics-enabled Editorial Management. IOS Press, July 2011 to December 2011. PI. (Co-PI: Krzysztof Janowicz, UCSB) $6,000

A Decision Support Reasoner. Lockheed-Martin. April to June 2010. PI. $20,000

Educational Grants

Flipping the Classroom: Combining SCALE-UP and Distance Learning. Wright State University Teaching Innovation Award, June 2014 to April 2016. PI. $6,000

Travel Fellowships for Students from U.S. Universities to Attend ISWC 2014. National Science Foundation, June 2014 to May 2015. PI. $20,000

Student Travel Fellowships: 2014 Web Reasoning and Rule Systems Conference and Reasoning Web Summer School. National Science Foundation, June 2014 to May 2015. PI. $12,000

Travel Fellowships for Students from U.S. Universities to Attend ISWC 2013. National Science Foundation, September 2013 to August 2014. Co-PI. (PI: Krzysztof Janowicz, UCSB). $20,000

Student Travel Fellowships: 2013 Web Reasoning and Rule Systems Conference. National Science Foundation, September 2013 to August 2014. Co-PI. (PI: Krzysztof Janowicz, UCSB). $9,000

ICCL Summer School 2013: Semantic Web - Ontology Languages and Their Use. German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), January to September 2013. Co-PI. (PI: Steffen Hölldobler, TU Dresden). €25,000

ImproMat - Improving the Retention Rate of Computer Science Students which are Underprepared in Mathematics. Wright State University Teaching Innovation Award, June 2012 to June 2013. PI. $6,000

Student Travel Fellowships: 2012 Reasoning Web Summer School and the Web Reasoning and Rule Systems Conference. National Science Foundation, February 2012 to January 2013. PI. $14,850

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) supplement to "Expressive Scalable Querying over Integrated Linked Open Data". National Science Foundation. September 2011 to August 2013. Co-PI. (PI: Amit Sheth). $16,000

Undergraduate Research Support Grant. Wright State University, September 2011 to November 2011. PI. $500

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) supplement to "TROn - Tractable Reasoning with Ontologies". National Science Foundation. September 2010 to August 2015. PI. $16,000

Research Cooperation Grants

Travel Supplement to "TROn - Tractable Reasoning with ontologies" as additional support for the SemData collaboration. National Science Foundation. September 2010 to August 2015. PI. $10,000

SemData - Semantic Data Management. Marie Curie project, support for training and career development of researchers. Funded by the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme FP7. October 2013 to September 2017. PI for WSU. (Lead PI: Oscar Corcho, UPM, Spain). Ca. $540,000.

Travel Supplement to "TROn - Tractable Reasoning with ontologies" for research cooperation with Ian Horrocks at the University of Oxford. National Science Foundation. September 2010 to August 2015. PI. $10,000

WeDeL-R - Webizing Description Logic Rules. Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) in the PPP programme (cooperation with Oxford University) while at AIFB, University of Karlsruhe, Germany. 2009-2011. Co-PI. (PI: Rudi Studer) €12,000

Applications of quantitative domain theory to non-monotonic reasoning. Partial funding by the Foundation for Polish Science and the Mianowski Fund while at TU Dresden. One month research visit (2004) at the Computer Science Institute, Department of Mathematics and Physics, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland. Principal Investigator: Pascal Hitzler (TU Dresden/AIFB Karlsruhe). Collaborator: Pawel Waszkiewicz. (Stipend could not be taken for personal reasons) €1,000

Domain Logic for Artificial Intelligence. Fully funded by the DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) in the postdoc-programme, while at TU Dresden. Three months research visit (October - December 2003) at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Principal Investigator: Pascal Hitzler (TU Dresden). Collaborator: Guo-Qiang Zhang. Approx. €9,000

Local and Regional Seed Grants

Kno.e.CoM - Knowledge-enabled Content Management. State of Ohio Research Incentive. April 2011 to March 2012. PI. $20,250

DiCoy - Distributed Computing for the Web Ontology Language. Wright State University Research Council. May 2010 to June 2011. PI. $10,000

Direct Scholarships By My Students

La Caixa Scholarship Grant. 2013-2015. PI: David Carral Martinez.

WSU Graduate School Scholarship. WSU Graduate School, for David Carral Martinez. September 2012 to May 2013.

Fulbright Indonesia Presidential Scholarship PhD Grant. 2010-2013. PI: Adila Alfa Krisnadhi

Conference Travel Grants

AAAI Fall Symposium 2013 student travel grant. AAAI, for Michelle Cheatham. $250.

AAAI Fall Symposium 2013 student travel grant. AAAI, for Adila Krisnadhi. $250.

ISWC 2013 student travel grant. National Science Foundation via the ISWC2013 organizers, for Michelle Cheatham. $2,000.

RR 2013 student travel grants, for David Carral and Cong Wang, National Science Foundation via the organizers, July 2013. $3,000.

DL 2013 student travel grant, for Cong Wang, July 2013. Ca. $400.

ESWC 2013 student travel grant, for Amit Joshi, May 2013. Ca. $530.

KR workshop travel grant. National Science Foundation, February 2013. Ca. $700.

JIST 2012 student travel grant, for Cong Wang, December 2012. Ca. $600.

ISWC 2012 student travel grant. National Science Foundation via the ISWC2012 organizers, for Raghava Mutharaju. $1,500.

ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2012 student travel grant for David Carral Martinez. $1,000.

EarthCube meeting travel grant. National Science Foundation, October 2012. $650.

RR 2012 student travel grants. National Science Foundation via the RR 2012 organizers, for several lab students. $7,500.

EarthCube meeting travel grant. National Science Foundation, June 2012. Ca. $1,000.

ISWC 2011 student travel grant. National Science Foundation via the ISWC2011 organizers, for Kunal Sengupta. $1,500.

Project Partnerships

PlanetData European Network of Excellence on Large-Scale Data Management. Kno.e.sis is project partner since 2011, P. Hitzler is contact person.

Miscellaneous

Ohio Supercomputer Center Start-up Grant, October 2012.

Further project involvement

At AIFB, University of Karlsruhe, Germany

SOA4ALL - Service Oriented Architectures for All. EU IST IP. 2008-2012. Principal Investigator at AIFB Karlsruhe: Rudi Studer. I was mainly contributing to work on knowledge representation and reasoning related to tractability and scalability of dealing with web service descriptions.

THESEUS - Research program for a new Internet-based knowledge infrastructure. Funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi). Since 2008. Principal Investigator at FZI Karlsruhe: Rudi Studer. I was mainly contributing to work on knowledge representation and reasoning related to scalability.

NeOn - Lifecycle Support for Networked Ontologies. EU IST IP. 2006-2010. Principal Investigator at AIFB Karlsruhe: Rudi Studer. I was mainly contributing to work on knowledge representation and reasoning with networked and contextualized ontologies.

X-Media - Large scale knowledge sharing and reuse across media. EU IST IP. 2006-2010. Principal Investigator at AIFB Karlsruhe: Rudi Studer. I was mainly contributing to the work uncertainty knowledge representation and reasoning with ontologies.

KOReA - KAON2 Reasoning for SWRL and Large ABoxes. 2006-2007.

SmartWeb - Mobiler breitbandiger Zugang zum Semantischen Web. Fully funded by the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF). 2004-2007. Principal Investigator: Wolfgang Wahlster (DFKI Saarbrücken). Principal Investigator at AIFB Karlsruhe: Rudi Studer. Investigator and project leader at AIFB Karlsruhe (August 2004 until end of project): Pascal Hitzler.

KnowledgeWeb - Realizing the Semantic Web. EU Network of Excellence. 2004-2007. Principal Investigator at AIFB Karlsruhe: Rudi Studer. I was mainly contributing throughout the duration of the project to the work packages Scalability and Heterogeneity. In 2007, I was also work package leader for Management and Self-assessment.

While at the National University of Ireland, University College Cork

The Use of Topology and Analysis in Computational Logic. Fully funded by Enterprise Ireland. PhD scholarship (2001-2003) at the Department of Mathematics, National University of Ireland, University College Cork. Principal investigator: Anthony Karel Seda (University College Cork, Ireland). Researcher (PhD student): Pascal Hitzler.