Amit Sheth

Amit Sheth is an educator, researcher, and entrepreneur. He is a LexisNexis Eminent Scholar (an endowed faculty position, funded by LexisNexis and the Ohio Board of Regents), an IEEE Fellow, and the director of the Ohio Center of Excellence in Knowledge-enabled Computing (Kno.e.sis) at Wright State University. which conducts research in Semantic Web, services computing, and scientific worklfows. His current work encompasses WWW subareas of Semantic Web, Social Web, Semantic Sensor Web/WoT and semantics enabled services and cloud computing, and their innovative applications to health, fitness and well being, and several other industries.

Earlier, Dr. Sheth was a professor at the University of Georgia, where he started the LSDIS lab in 1994, and he served in R&D groups at Bellcore, Unisys, and Honeywell. His h-index of 75 and the 23K+ citations to his publications places him among the top 100 in Computer Science and top few in WWW. His research has led to several commercial products, many deployed applications and two successful companies. He serves as technology and business advisor to startups and additional commercialization of his research continues. He is on several journal editorial boards, is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems (IJSWIS), joint Editor-in-Chief of Distributed and Parallel Databases (DAPD), and a co-editor of two Springer book series (Semantic Web and Beyond: Computing for Human Experience, and Advanced Database Systems) (


Semantic Web: Ontology and Knowledge Base Enabled Tools, Services, and Applications
Amit Sheth. © 2013. 360 pages.
Semantic web continues to be an increasingly important system for allowing end-users to share and communicate information online. Semantic Web: Ontology and Knowledge Base...
Semantic-Enabled Advancements on the Web: Applications Across Industries
Amit Sheth. © 2012. 324 pages.
The body of research in all aspects of Semantic Web development, design, and application continues to grow alongside new trends in the information systems community....
Semantic Services, Interoperability and Web Applications: Emerging Concepts
Amit Sheth. © 2011. 420 pages.
Semantic Web technology is of fundamental interest to researchers in a number of fields, including information systems and Web design, as continued advancements in this...
Progressive Concepts for Semantic Web Evolution: Applications and Developments
Miltiadis D. Lytras, Amit Sheth. © 2010. 410 pages.
Semantic Web technologies and applications have become increasingly important as new methods for understanding and expressing information are discovered. Progressive Concepts for...
Semantic Web-Based Information Systems: State-of-the-Art Applications
Amit Sheth, Miltiadis D. Lytras. © 2007. 328 pages.
As a new generation of technologies, frameworks, concepts and practices for information systems emerge, practitioners, academicians, and researchers are in need of a source where...
International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems (IJSWIS)
Miltiadis D. Lytras. Est. 2005.
The International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems (IJSWIS) promotes a knowledge transfer channel where academics, practitioners, and researchers can discuss...