elena_demidova_1135Dr. Elena Demidova is a Senior Researcher at the  L3S Research Center in Hannover, Germany. In the past, Elena worked as a Senior Research Fellow at the Web and Internet Science (WAIS) Group, Electronics and Computer Science (ECS), University of Southampton, UK, as well as a researcher and a project manager at the L3S Research Center. Elena received her Ph.D. degree from the Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany, in 2013 and her M.Sc. from the Universität Osnabrück (Germany) and the University of Twente (The Netherlands) in 2006.  Elena has been involved in the leading roles in several large scale EU-funded and national projects including most recently Data4UrbanMobilityWDAqua ITN, ALEXANDRIA, FP7 IP ARCOMEM and KEYSTONE COST Action. Her work has been published throughout major conferences and journals, including ACM TWEB, ACM SIGIR, ACM CIKM, and IEEE TKDE, and she has been a reviewer and committee member for numerous scientific events and publications, most recently including the roles of PC member for ISWC, ESWC and CIKM conferences as well as  guest editor for IJSWIS. Elena’s main research interests are in multilingual data analytics, Open Data and the Web.