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General Information 

Research Group Leader 
L3S Research Center, Hannover, Germany

Profiles: Google Scholar, DBLP, bibsonomy, LinkedIn

Office Address
L3S Research Center
Appelstr. 9a
30167 Hannover

e-mail: demidova at l3s dot de
phone: +49 511 762 17776

Professional Experience



  • Russian: mother tongue
  • German: business fluent
  • English: business fluent
  • Spanish: basic knowledge

Memberships in professional organisations

  • ACM – Association for Computing Machinery (from 2016)
  • GI – German Association for Informatics (2014 – 2015)

Community Activities

  • Workshop & Tutorial co-chair, International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) 2018.
  • Advisory Board Member of the WDAqua ITN from 2017.
  • Member of the W3C Natural Language Interfaces for the Web of Data Community Group.
  • Main organizer of the PROFILES workshop series: International Workshop on Dataset PROFIling and fEderated Search for Web Data.
    • PROFILES & DATA:SEARCH @ TheWebConf 2018 (former WWW)
    • PROFILES 2017 @ International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) 2017
    • PROFILES 2014-2016 @ Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC) 2014-2016
  • Guest editor for the ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality. Special Issue on Quality Assessment of Knowledge Graphs.
  • Guest editor for The International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems (IJSWIS), Special Issue on Dataset Profiling and Federated Search for Linked Data, 12(3), 2016.
  • Journal Reviewing
    • Knowledge and Information Systems (Springer)
    • Semantic Web Journal (IOS Press)
    • IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE)
    • Distributed and Parallel Databases (Springer)
    • International Journal on Digital Libraries (Springer)
    • Journal of Computer and System Sciences (Elsevier)
    • Natural Language Engineering (Cambridge Journals)
    • Transactions on Computational Collective Intelligence (LNCS Springer)
  • Programme Committees
    • The Web Conference (WWW), 2019
    • Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC), 2019
    • KOGPIT 2019 Workshop “Best Practices for (IoT) Knowledge Graphs”
    • The Web Conference (WWW), 2018
    • International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC), 2016-2018
    • International Conference on Semantic Systems (SEMANTiCS), 2017, 2018
    • ACM Web Science Conference (ACM WebSci), Poster Track, 2017
    • International KEYSTONE Conference (IKC), 2017
    • International Conference on Semantic Systems, Posters & Demos, (SEMANTiCS), 2016
    • QALD Challenge 2017, Question Answering over Linked Data (QALD-7), ESWC 2017
    • Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC), 2015-2016
    • International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Semantic Web (KESW), 2015-2016
    • International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence (PReMI), 2015
    • ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), 2013


Best demo award, 14th International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA 2009).

Acquired Project Funding 

  • Cleopatra, 2019-2022. Cross-lingual Event-centric Open Analytics Research Academy. Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITN). EU H2020. PI.
  • Simple-ML, 2018-2021. “Big Data Machine Learning Workflows leicht gemacht”. Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Germany. PI.
  • Data4UrbanMobility, 2017-2020. Data Driven Mobility Services for the City of the Future. Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Germany. PI.
  • QROWD, 2016–2019. Crowdsourcing Big Data. EU H2020. Proposal coordination.
  • KEYSTONE COST Action, 2013-2017. Semantic Search in Structured Data. COST EU. Co-PI.

Networking and Travel Grants

  • Short Term Scientific Mission (STSM) “Interlingual Information Extraction in Temporal Web Collections”, ISST Laboratory, ITMO University, St. Petersburg, Russia, March 2017.
  • ACM SIGIR Travel grant, 2010.