Peter Haase is a senior researcher at the Institute of Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods
    (AIFB) at the University of Karlsruhe, where he obtained his Ph.D. in 2006. Before joining the AIFB, he worked
    in the Silicon Valley Labs of IBM in the development of DB2 until 2003. His research interests include ontology
    management and evolution, decentralized information systems and Semantic Web.
    At the AIFB, he previously worked in the EU IST projects SWAP (Semantic Web and Peer-to-Peer) and SEKT
    (Semantically Enabled Knowledge Technologies) and is now working as a project leader for the EU IST project
    NeOn (Lifeycle Support for Networked Ontologies)