Funding

Major Research Projects

Human-Centered Big Data. State of Ohio - Ohio Federal Research Network. September 2016 to September 2018. Co-PI Pascal Hitzler. $1,200,000

Demonstration of Semantic Web Technologies as Applied to Surface Water Feature Classification. United States Geological Survey (USGS). July 2016 to June 2017. PI Michelle Cheatham, Co-PIs Pascal Hitzler, Adila Krisnadhi. $120,000

EarthCube Building Blocks: GeoLink - Leveraging Semantics and Linked Data for Data Sharing and Discovery in the Geosciences. National Science Foundation. September 2014 to August 2017. 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 2017. PI. $538,121

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

LDAP - Linked Data for Academic Publishing. IOS Press, September 2016 to August 2017. PI for WSU. (Lead PI: Krzysztof Janowicz, UCSB) $85,000

LDOAP - Linked Data and Ontologies for Academic Publishing. IOS Press, December 2015 to April 2016. PI for WSU. (Lead PI: Krzysztof Janowicz, UCSB) $37,100

Scalable Querying and Reasoning over Semantic Data. Amazon Web Services Research Education Grant. June 2015 to July 2017. Investigators Raghava Mutharaju, Pascal Hitzler. Valued at $6,012

DRISI - Data-Rich Interlinked Scientometrics Installations. IOS Press, April 2015 to July 2016. PI for WSU. (Lead PI: Krzysztof Janowicz, UCSB) $90,000

Scalable Reasoning over Ontology Streams. Microsoft Azure Research Award, January to December 2015. Investigators Raghava Mutharaju, Pascal Hitzler, Prabhaker Mateti. Valued at $20,000

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: $5,300

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

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) supplement to EarthCube Building Blocks: GeoLink - Leveraging Semantics and Linked Data for Data Sharing and Discovery in the Geosciences. National Science Foundation. September 2014 to August 2017. PI for WSU. $9,000

Student Travel Fellowships: 2015 Web Reasoning and Rule Systems Conference and 2015 Reasoning Web Summer School. National Science Foundation, August 2015 to July 2017. Co-PI. $12,000

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

Ohio Center of Excellence in Knowledge-Enabled and Human-Centered Computing. Ohio Board of Regents. Established 2009. Role: one of the founding faculty members.

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

Others

Consuming and Reusing Semantic Geoscience Data. Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP). February 2016 to August 2016. Investigators Thomas Narock, Pscal Hitzler, Nazifa Karima, Adila Krisnadhi. $7,200

Ohio Supercomputer Center Start-up Grant, October 2012.

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

Dayton Area Graduate Studies Institute Fellowship for Cogan Shimizu. May 2017 to April 2018.

WSU Graduate School Scholarship. WSU Graduate School, for Aaron Eberhart. January 2018 to December 2018.

WSU Graduate School Scholarship. WSU Graduate School, for Cogan Shimizu. September 2016 to August 2017.

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

Project Partnerships

PlanetData European Network of Excellence on Large-Scale Data Management. October 2010 to September 2014. WSU was project partner from 2011, P. Hitzler was WSU contact person.

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.

Whilst 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.