SPCDIS Project Partners

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Project Participants

Principal Investigator:

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 [...]

Co 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 [...]


Joan Burkepile
Cynthia Chang

Cynthia Chang is a research scientist in the computer science department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Before moving to RPI, she held various positions for many years at Stanford University, TIAA-CREF, State University of New York, and Vanderbilt University. Her recent research interest [...]

Don Kolinski
Alice Lecinski
James Michaelis

James Michaelis is a PhD student in the Tetherless World Constellation. His research interests are focused around exposing data usage in applications, with an emphasis on: (1) provenance tracking in applications, and (2) subsequent presentation of provenance records to end users.

Leonard Sitongia
Patrick West

Patrick West is a senior full-stack web developer at Workday Inc. He is currently responsible for the design and development of full-stack web applications in support of the various applications provided by Workday including HR and Payroll support applications. Previously Patrick was the princip [...]

Stephan Zednik

Stephan Zednik is a Senior Software Engineer with the Tetherless World Constellation at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. His research interests include researcher collaboration networks, quality representation and semantics, and provenance representation from data science tools. Stephan partici [...]