Jefferson Project Collaborators

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Project Participants

Principal Investigator:

Deborah L. McGuinness

Dr. Deborah McGuinness is a leading expert in knowledge representation and reasoning languages and systems and has worked in ontology creation and evolution environments for over 20 years. Most recently, Deborah is best known for her leadership role in semantic web research [...]

Co Investigator:

Paulo Pinheiro

I am the leader of the Trust Laboratory at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), a member of The Software Engineering Affinity Laboratory, and a member of UTEP's Cyber-ShARE Center of Excellence for Sharing Resources Through Cyber-Infrastructure to advance science, engineering, and education. [...]


Katherine Chastain

Katherine is a Masters student in the ITWS department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Her interests are in research, specifically in the area of Database and Intelligent Systems.

Peter Fox

Peter Fox is a Tetherless World Constellation Chair and Professor of Earth and Environmental Science, Computer Science and Cognitive Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Fox also directs the Insitution-wide interdisciplinary Information Technology and Web Science program. Previously, he was [...]

Jim Hendler

James Hendler is the Tetherless World Professor of Computer and Cognitive Science, and the Assistant Dean for Information Technology and Web Science, at Rensselaer. He is also a faculty affiliate of the Experimental Multimedia Performing Arts Center (EMPAC), serves as a Director of [...]

Matthew Klawonn

Matt Klawonn is a PhD student in the CS department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. His research interests include Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and Artificial Intelligence.