For an easy to read version of most of the good stuff below, see my Wikipedia page.

For some of my presentations and/or videos about the Semantic Web and related topics, please check my presentations and videos page
slides from more recent talks are on My slideshare page

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Professor James A. Hendler

Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences
Director, Rensselaer Future of Computing Institute
Director,RPI-IBM Artifical Intellligence Research Collaboration

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, NY 12180.

Director, The Joint Institute for Knowledge Discovery
Co- Director (and head of Semantic Web and Agents Research), Maryland Information and Network Dynamics Laboratory
Head, Autonomous Mobile Robotics Laboratory
All at the Universty of Maryland, College Park
(which, unfortunately, does not archive older web sites and thus direct links to all of the above are gone. You can find information on many of these sites via the Internet Archive.)

@jahendler on Twitter


Contact Information

A short bio sketch (updated 12/2019)
My full vita (pdf) (last update, 12/2019)

Various and Sundry of Interest


Slides from my tutorial entitled "How to get that first grant:A young scientist's guide to (AI) funding in America" which was delivered at AAAI-98, Madison, Wisconsin, 1998. (these slides have been updated from time to time, so should still be relevant)

Research Interests:

(a list desperately in need of updating)

Some of my books:

Former Thesis Students:

I learned much from my teachers, more from my colleagues, but from my students most of all. --- T.B. Ta'anith 7a

Note: My apology to my MS student advisees, but the list just became too long

Photo gallery

Some photos from various things I've done in my career:

Outside Interests:

Scuba Diving, travel, my kid

Still useful advice:

If Austin Tate suggests you go with him after the meeting, DO IT!

Fun with embedded markup

The following links are to test RDFa services with Yahoo Search Monkey and/or Google's Rich Snippets.

event test: event
News test: news

The following is generated by a person description on this page.

Jim Hendler Professor
Tetherless World Constellation RPI 110 8th Street Troy, NY 12180
(518) 276-4401 My Constellation Chair colleagues: Deborah McGuinness Peter Fox