Dr. Amit Sheth
Amit P. Sheth
Founding Director, AI Institute@UofSC
Professor, Computer Science & Engineering
Research Funding & Grants
Federal Funds

Federal Funds

Role of Principal Investigator, unless indicated otherwise.

  1. Spokes: MEDIUM: MIDWEST: Collaborative: Community-Driven Data Engineering for Opioid and Substance Abuse in the Rural Midwest, NSF Award# 1761931, $120,000, 08/27/2018 - 08/26/2021. PI: Amit Sheth (Collaborating Institution: Ohio St U: PI: Raghu Machiraju).
  2. eDarkTrends: Monitoring Cryptomarkets to Identify Emerging Trends of Illicit Synthetic Opioids Use, NIH, $223,715, Jul. 2017 - May 2019. PIs: Francois Lamy and Amit Sheth.
  3. SCH: kHealth: Semantic Multisensory Mobile Approach to Personalized Asthma Care, NIH, $991,804, Jul. 2016 - Jun. 2019. PI: Amit Sheth. Co-PIs: Sherman Alter and T.K. Prasad.
  4. Maximizing the Collective Intelligence of a Network Using Novel Measures of Socio-Cognitive Diversity, ARO, $249,034 May. 6, 2016 - Feb. 15, 2017. PI: Minnery; Co-PI: Amit Sheth.
  5. III: Travel Fellowships for Students from U.S. Universities to Attend ISWC 2016, NSF, $20,000, Mar. 1, 2016 - Feb. 28, 2017. PI: Amit Sheth.
  6. PFI: AIR-TT: Market-driven Innovations and Scaling Up of Twitris – A System for Collective Social Intelligence, NSF, $200,000 + $24,000 (REU), Oct. 1, 2015 - Mar. 31, 2017. PI: Amit Sheth. Co-Investigator: John Mackay.
  7. Modeling Social Behavior for Healthcare Utilization in Depression, NIH, $2,195,362 (WSU: $505,602), Mar. 3, 2016 - Jun. 30, 2019. Principal Investigators in a multi-PI grant: Jyotishman Pathak (Cornell University) and Amit Sheth. Co-PI: T.K. Prasad.
  8. TWC SBE: Medium: Context-Aware Harassment Detection on Social Media, NSF, CNS-1513721, $925,104 + $32,000 (REU), Sept. 1, 2015 - Aug. 31, 2018. PI: Amit Sheth. Co-PIs: Valerie Shalin and T.K. Prasad.
  9. Medical Information Decision Assistance and Support - Phase I, DoD SBIR/STTR, $50,000, Jul. 6, 2015 - Mar. 30, 2016. PI: T.K. Prasad. Co-PI: Amit Sheth.
  10. HazardSEES: Social and Physical Sensing Enabled Decision Support for Disaster Management and Response, NSF, $2,000,000 (WSU: $787,500), Jul. 1, 2015 - Jul. 31, 2019. PIs: Srinivasan Parthasarathy (OSU, project) and Amit Sheth (WSU). Co-PIs: Ethan Kubatko (OSU), Densheng Liu (OSU), Valerie Shalin, and T.K. Prasad.
  11. Semantic Web-based Data Exchange and Interoperability for OEM-Supplier Collaboration, Pratt & Whitney, $89,736, Jul. 1, 2015 - Sept. 30, 2015. PI: T.K. Prasad. Co-PI: Amit Sheth.
  12. Trending Social Media Analysis to Monitor Cannabis and Synthetic Cannabinoid Use, $1,689,019, Aug. 14, 2014 - Aug. 14, 2017; Principal Investigators in a multi-PI grant: Raminta Daniulaityte and Amit Sheth; Co-Investigators: Robert Carlson, T.K. Prasad, Ramzi Nahhas, Sylvia Martins (Columbia), and Edward W. Boyer (U. Mass.).
  13. SemMat: Federated Semantic Services Platform for Materials Science and Engineering, Air Force Research Labs, $309,028, starting Jun. 1, 2013 - Dec. 31, 2015. PI: Amit Sheth. Co-PIs: T.K. Prasad, Raghu Srinivasan.
  14. NIDA National Early Warning System Network (iN3): An Innovative Approach, $299,741, Jul. 2014 - Aug. 2015. Principal Investigators in a multi-PI grant: Robert Carlson, Amit Sheth, Ed Boyer (U. Mass).
  15. Software and Hardware Infrastructure for Energy-efficient, Large-scale Complex Language Modeling, DoD, AFOSR, $492,500, Aug. 30, 2013 - Aug. 29, 2014. PI: Shaojun Wang. Co-PIs: Amit Sheth, Keke Chen, and Junjie Zhang.
  16. Towards Commercialization of Twitris: A System for Collective Intelligence, National Science Foundation, $50,000, Jul. 1, 2013 - Jun. 30, 2014.
  17. Materials Database Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Air Force Research Labs, $190,000. Co-Principal Investigators: T.K. Prasad, Raghu Srinivasan.
  18. T040: LVC Sensors Integration for Data Fusion in Operations and Training, Air Force Research Lab through Ball Aerospace, $306,000, Oct. 15, 2010 - Oct. 14, 2013. PI: Amit Sheth.
  19. EAGER: Expressive Scalable Querying over Linked Open Data. National Science Foundation (IIS-1143717), $125,828, Sept. 2011 - Aug. 2013. Supplement granted: $16,000. PI: Amit Sheth. Co-PI: Pascal Hitzler.
  20. A Study of Social Web Data on Buprenorphine Abuse Using Semantic Web Technology, Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), $220,812, Jul. 2011 - Jun. 2014. Principal Investigators in a multi-PI grant: Raminta Daniulaityte and Amit Sheth. Co-PIs: Robert Carlson and Russel Falck.
  21. Trusted Semantic Sensor Web to Support Decision making over Massive Amounts of Sensor and Social Data, Air Force Research Labs—Sensor Directorate (via Prime: Riverside Research), $149,276.30, Jun. 2011 - Jan. 2013. PI: Amit Sheth. Co-PI: T.K. Prasad.
  22. Semantics and Services Enabled Problem Solving Environment for Trypanosoma cruzi, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, $1,515,656, May 2008 - Mar. 2013. PI: Amit Sheth. Co-PIs: Rick Tarleton (UGA), Mark Musen (Stanford), Natasha Noy (Stanford), Prashant Doshi (UGA).
  23. SoCS: Collaborative Research: Social Media Enhanced Organizational Sensemaking in Emergency Response, National Science Foundation, $480,000, Sept. 2011 - Aug. 2015. REU Supplement: $16,000. Principal Investigators in a multi-PI grant: Amit Sheth and Srinivasan Parthasarathy (OSU). Co-PIs: Valerie Shalin and John Flach.
  24. ARRA: Semantics and Services Enabled Problem Solving Environment for Trypanosoma cruzi, NHLBI-DHHS, $182,786. Jul. 2009 - Jun. 2011. Principal Investigator: Priti Parikh.
  25. Undisclosed Sponsor, Trusted Semantic Sensor Network—Phase I, $28,890, Jul. 2010 - Aug. 2011.
  26. Ontology and Semantic-Aided Human Cognition Knowledge Discovery, Air Force Research Lab's Human Effectiveness Directorate, WPAFB, $400,000, Jun. 1, 2008 - Mar. 31, 2009.
  27. Information Operations/Cyber Exploitation Research (ICER), Air Force Research Lab - Sensor Directorate (via Prime: Woolpert), $148,402, Jul. 2010 - Dec. 2010.
  28. Spatio-Temporal-Thematic Queries of Semantic Web Data: A Study of Expressivity and Efficiency, National Science Foundation, $146,952, Aug. 2008 - Aug. 2010. PI: Amit Sheth. Co-PI: T.K. Prasad. REU supplement: $22,960.
  29. Trusted Semantic Sensor Network, Air Force Research Lab, $313,093.50, Feb. 2009 - Aug. 2011. PI: Amit Sheth. Co-PI: T.K. Prasad.
  30. Education Partnership Agreement for joint work on Distributed Systems for Psychological Modeling. 711th Human Performance Wing, Air Force Research Laboratory, $61,000.
  31. Undisclosed Sponsor, Trusted Semantic Sensor Web. $126,000, Jul. 2008 - Mar. 2009. PI: Amit Sheth.
  32. Human Performance Ontology funded by The Air Force Research Lab's Human Effectiveness Directorate, WPAFB, $400,000, Jun. 2008 - Mar. 2009. PI. Amit Sheth. Co-PI: T.K. Prasad and Valerie Cross (Miami University).
  33. AFRL/DAGSI Ohio Student-Faculty Research Fellowship (with matching funds from the State of Ohio), Architectures for Secure Semantic Sensor Networks for Multi-Layered Sensing (stipend plus fellowship for PhD student Cory Henson), $87,437, Jun. 1, 2008 - May 31, 2009 .
  34. Bioinformatics of Glycan Expression (part of Integrated Technology Resource for Biomedical Glycomics, Grant No. P41 RR018502), Investigator (Computer Science Coordinator; other CS investigators: K. Kochut, J. Miller), National Institute of Health, $709,401 (Computer Science Component), Jul. 1, 2003 - Jun. 30, 2008. (Partial funds transferred to Wright State University upon move.)
  35. SemGrid: Semantic Discovery on Adaptive Services Grid, National Science Foundation (IIS 0545243), Oct. 15, 2005 - Dec. 31, 2007, $100,000.PI: Amit Sheth. UGA Co-PIs: Arpinar, Kochut, and Miller.
  36. SemDis: Discovering Complex Relationships in Semantic Web, PI of joint UGA-UMBC project: Amit Sheth. UGA Co-PIs: Arpinar, Kochut, and Miller. UMBC Co-PIs: Joshi, Finin, and Yesha. National Science Foundation (IIS-based 325464-ITR Medium Projects), $800,000-UGA component (Project Manager of $1,250,000 overall project with UMBC component), Jan. 2007 - Dec. 2009. REU Supplement: $15,000.
  37. Sensor Data Management, Principal Investigator of subcontract (subcontract to daytaOhio in Sensor-Aided Vigilance (SAVig), funded by the Air Force Research Laboratory), $32,000, Apr. 2007 - Aug. 2007.
  38. An Ontological Approach to Financial Analysis & Monitoring, PI: Amit Sheth. ARDA-funded project (subcontract to CTA, Inc.), $325,000, Apr. 2005 - Sept. 2006.
  39. Semantic Association Identification and Knowledge Discovery for National Security Applications, National Science Foundation, CISE-ITR-0219649. PI: Amit Sheth. Co-PIs: I.B. Arpinar and K. Kochut. $200,000. REU Supplement for 2004, $12,000, Jul. 1, 2002 - Jun. 30, 2005.
  40. Ontology, Metadata and Semantic Association Support for Semantic Agent Based Document Protection, PI: Amit Sheth. ARDA-funded project (subcontract to CTA, Inc.), $38,716, Nov. 2004 - February 2005.
  41. The Alexandria Digital Earth Modeling System (Semantic Interoperability and Collaboration), UGA subcontract to UCSB, National Science Foundation-IIS-9817432, $600,000 in federal funds, plus $25,000 in UGARF equipment matching, Sept. 1999 - Aug. 2004. PI: Amit Sheth. Co-PI: K. Kochut,
  42. System-Level Techniques for Energy Aware Computing (focus area: Enabling Personal Networked and Home Computing Applications with Metadata, $27,150, Jul. 1, 2003 - Jun. 30, 2004. PI: D. Lowenthal. Co-PIs: Bhandarkar, Sheth, Li, and Waterson.
  43. Database and Information Systems Research for Semantic Web and Enterprises, National Science Foundation (CISE-IIS-based 211606), $15,000. EU Thematic Network OntoWeb, $5,000. University of Georgia Foundation and CS Department, $6,250, Apr. 1, 2002 - Mar. 31, 2003.
  44. Extending METEOR with workflow reuse, adaptation, and collaboration, Principal Investigator, awarded by Naval Research Laboratory and ITT, $200,000, Jan. 1, 2000 - Sept. 30, 2000.
  45. Workflow Management for Advanced DoD Applications, Principal Investigator, awarded by Naval Research Lab/Department of Navy-N00173-98-2-L005 (Co-Principal Investigators: K. Kochut, J. Miller), $315,542 in federal funds, plus $15,000 in UGARF equipment matching funds, Jul. 1, 1998 - Dec. 31, 1999.
  46. METEOR: Healthcare Information Infrastructure Program-Enterprise Workflow Automation, Principal Investigator for University of Georgia, awarded by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)-ATP initiative on Information Infrastructure for Healthcare-70ANB5H1011 (Co-Principal Investigators: K. Kochut, J. Miller), total project, $1,674,729+: $725,000 in federal funds over 4.5 years (3/95-2/96: $116,364; 3/96-2/97: $173,365; 3/97-2/98: $188,348; 3/98-3/99: $166,221; 3/99-8/99: $80,701); more than $949,727 in additional matching funds (from University of Georgia, University of Georgia Research Foundation, and industry donations; includes some of the funds listed under Industry Donations, below), Mar. 1995 - Aug. 1996.
  47. Collaborative Tele-Consulting for Healthcare (CaTCH), Principal investigator to South Carolina Research Authority awarded as a subcontract in HITECC funded by the NIST-ATP initiative (Co-Principal Investigators for first year: K. Kochut, J. Miller, Co-Principal Investigators for the second year: K. Kochut and K. Shah), total federal, $166,129: $112,480 for the first year, $47,149 for second year (partial) (additional second year and third year funds TBD, University of Georgia Research Foundation Matching in first year $12,500, Jun. 1996 - May 1999.
  48. InfoHarness: A Scalable System for Searching Heterogeneous Information, Principal Investigator (of the overall project, joint project with Bellcore), awarded under the Massive Digital Data Systems initiative of the Community Management Staff, Contract no. 95-FI38400-000, over $600,000; University of Georgia component $197,030 (year 1: $87,327; year 2: $109,703) plus University of Georgia Research Foundation equipment matching grant of $14,500, Apr. 15, 1995 - Aug. 30, 1997.
  49. NSF Workshop on Workflow and Process Automation, Principal Investigator, awarded by the National Science Foundation (Award no. IRI-9528870, Division of Information, Robotics, and Intelligent Systems, and the Division of Computer and Computational Research), $24,795, plus $6,000 donation by the University of Georgia Research Foundation, Sept. 1995 - Sept. 1996.
  50. NATO Award for Advanced Study Institute on Workflow Systems and Interoperability, Co-Director (jointly with A. Dogac, L. Kalinichenko, T. Ozsu), Istanbul, Turkey, 2,400,000 BFr (US $76,000), Dec. 1996 - Aug. 1997.
  51. Principal Investigator of research grants/contracts of over $4 million dollars from DARPA, Army Research Labs and other sources before joining UGA.
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Professor Amit P. Sheth
Artificial Intelligence Institute
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
University of South Carolina