Prof. Dr. Elena Demidova has been appointed as university professor for Practical Computer Science, Data Science and Intelligent Systems at the University of Bonn for WS 2020/21. In her function, she is a member of the Department III Information Systems and Artificial Intelligence of the Computer Science Department in Bonn. Her research focuses on data science, Open Data, Web and Semantic Web.
Previously, Elena Demidova worked as a research group leader at L3S - in between she was Senior Research Fellow at the Web and Internet Science Group at the University of Southampton in the UK. She received her PhD from Leibniz Universität Hannover in 2013 and her Master of Science degree in Information Engineering from the University of Osnabrück in a joint Master's programme with the University of Twente (Netherlands) in 2006.
At L3S, Elena Demidova was involved in several large European and national collaborative projects, most recently as project coordinator of Cleopatra ITN - a Marie Skłodowska Curie Network of Excellence - and the BMBF-funded projects Data4UrbanMobility and Simple-ML.
Elena Demidova remains associated with the L3S as a member.