University at Buffalo

Dagobert Soergel

Dagobert Soergel

Professor

INFORMATION SCIENCE


Specialty/Research Focus

Information Science; Library Science; Information behavior; Information practices; Information Retrieval; Human Computer Interaction; Information Literacy; Problem Based Learning; Research Design

Contact Information
534 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Phone: (716) 645-2412
dsoergel@buffalo.edu

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Education and Training:
  • Dr. phil. (PhD), University of Freiburg, Germany, Politikwissenschaft (Political Science) (1970)
  • Assessor des Lehramts (Teaching Certificate for high school/junior college), Staatliches Prüfungsamt Freiburg, Mathematics and Physics (1967)
  • Staatsexamen (M.S.), University of Freiburg, Mathematics and Physics (1964)
  • Diplom-Physiker-Vorprüfung (B.S.), University of Freiburg, Physics (1960)
Awards and Honors:
  • Best Poster Reviewer Award 2021; Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIST); 2021-01-01;
Recent Publications:
Journal Article:
  • Soergel, Dagobert (2021) Knowledge models for a sustainable world Invited keynote presentation Organização do Conhecimento no Horizonte 2030. V Congresso ISKO Espanha-Portugal (ISKO 2021 LISBOA). Lisboa, 25 e 26 de novembro de 2021
  • Soergel, Dagobert (2021) Towards federated search of the linked data cloud. The role of ontologies and conceptual modeling Invited keynote presentation IV Seminário do Grupo de Pesquisa Modelagem Conceitual para Organização e Representação da Informação Hipertextual (MHTX) Organização da Informação na Web: padrões, linguagens e modelos. (9, 10 e 11 de novembro de 2021)
  • Soergel, Dagobert; Miller, Amy (2021) Matching Learners with Materials and Learning Experiences Proceedings 11th International Conference the Future of Education 2021 ( Florence, Italy; 01-02 July) Bologna:Filodiritto Editore. p. 240-245 Available at https://conference.pixel-online.net/FOE/files/foe/ed0011/FP/4827-ENS5226-FP-FOE11.pdf
  • Soergel, D. & Baracho, R., Mullarkey, M. (2020) Toward a Comprehensive Smart Ecosystem Ontology – Smart Cities, Smart Buildings, Smart Life The Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics: JSCI, 18 (2); (pp. 25-36). http://www.iiisci.org/journal/sci/FullText.asp?var=&id=ZA311EC20 Conference paper (B226) selected for publication in journal
  • Soergel, Dagobert; Zhang, Pengyi (2020) Design of a sensemaking assistant to support learning Proceedings 10th International Conference the Future of Education 2020 ( Florence, Italy; 18-19 June) Bologna:Filodiritto Editore. p. 320-326
Recent Presentations:
Conferences:
  • Balakrishnan, U. & Soergel, D. (2019). Concept Mapping through a Hub. Coli-conc Pilot Study. Presented at the Future of Education 2019. Florence, Italy, 27-28, June.;
  • Soergel, D. (2019). Knowledge Organization as a Fundamental Component of Information Science Education. Presented at the Future of Education 2019. Florence, Italy, 27-28, June.;
  • Soergel, D., Baracho, R., Mullarkey, M. (2020). Toward a Comprehensive Smart Ecosystem Ontology – Smart Cities, Smart Buildings, Smart Life. Presented at the 11th International Multi-Conference on Complexity, Informatics, and Cybernetics: IMCIC 2020. Orlando, Florida, 10-13, March.;
  • Tafuto, B., Srinivasan, S., Parrott, J., Pannettieri, R., Holmes, K., & Soergel, D. (2020). A content analysis of CTSA website: the identification and evaluation of CTSA program hub website content standards for knowledge management of NCATS CTSA program goals and initiatives, Presented at the Translational Science 2020, Washington, D.C./Virtual. 15-16, April.;
  • Wang, J., Sun, Y., & Soergel, D. (2019). Expanding Comments Using Previously Responded Posts for Short Text Conversation in Open Social Media,” at the 2019 International Conference on Information, Computing, Communications and Computer Technology, June 16-17, 2019, Shanghai, China.;
Recent Grants:
Grant:
  • Clinical and Translational Science Awards; Foundation and Research Organization; Buffalo Clinical and Translational Research Center; Awarded; (08/01/2015-05/31/2016)
Recent Activities:
Editorial and Review:
  • Review of "Entification of Metadata for Knowledge-Graph-Guided Discovery" ASIST 2002
    05/18/2022-05/18/2022
  • Review of "Design, Design, and Design Again : An Information-Architecture Redesign Workflow from Case Studies of a Government Portal and a Learning-Management System", ASIST 2022
    05/18/2022-05/18/2022
Professional Service:
  • International Monetary Fund (IMF), Knowledge Management Unit Ontology Strategy consultation
    03/30/2020-04/30/2020
  • Chair, Scientific and Technical Advisory Council (STAC) of the International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO)
    01/01/2020-05/11/2022

Contact Information

534 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Phone: (716) 645-2412
dsoergel@buffalo.edu

View CV