Katja Hose



  1.   since November 2018: Professor (Poul Due Jensen Foundation) at Aalborg University

  2.   2015 - 2018: Associate Professor at Aalborg University

  3.   2012 - 2015: Assistant Professor at Aalborg University

  4.   2009 - 2012: Postdoc at Max Planck Institute for Informatics

  5.   2009: PhD in Computer Science at Ilmenau University of Technology

Short Biography

Aalborg University

Department of Computer Science

Selma Lagerlöfs Vej 300

DK-9220 Aalborg Ø.


Office: 3.2.12

Email: khose [at] cs [dot] aau [dot] dk

Phone: +45 9940 8886


Professional Activities



TheWebConf 2020/2019/2018, VLDB 2020/2019/2018/2017/ 2015/2014/2013, EDBT 2020/2019/2018/2017/2016/2015, ISWC 2019/2018/2017/2016/ 2010, SIGMOD 2019/2017/2016, ESWC 2019/2018/2017/ 2016/2015/2013/2012, ICDE 2018/2016, DeSemWeb 2018/2017, QuWeDa 2018/2017,  CKG 2018, GraphQ 2017/2016, SEMANTiCS 2016, EnDM 2016/ 2015/2014/2013, LD4IE 2016/2015/2014/ 2013, DESWeb 2018/2017/2016/2015/ 2014, COLD 2016/2015/2014/2013/ 2012/2011, SW4CH 2015, SSDBM 2015/2014, AAAI 2015, BTW 2019/2017/2015/ 2013, PIKM 2015, WISE 2014/2013/ 2012/2011, COMAD 2014, ISMIS 2014, DBRank 2013, GvDB 2013, GRADES 2013, SALAD 2013, WOD 2012, LAPIS 2012, ICCCN 2012

journal reviewer

chairs and organization

VLDB 2020 PhD Workshop Co-Chair, ESWC 2020 Workshop & Tutorials Co-Chair, Co-Organizer DOLAP 2020, SIGMOD 2018 & 2019 New Researcher Symposium Co-Chair, ICDE 2018 & 2019 Publicity Chair, ESWC 2019 Challenges Co-Chair, EDBT 2018 Proceedings Chair, ESWC 2017 Posters & Demos Co-Chair, DASFAA 2017 Tutorial Co-Chair, PVLDB 2016 Proceedings Co-Chair, ESWC 2016 Track Co-Chair, DESWeb 2014 Co-Chair, BIRTE 2013 Proceedings Chair

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Transparent Access to Information
Web Science

Distributed Query Processing and Optimization

Semantic Web, Graphs, and Linked Data

Heterogeneous Database Systems

Research Interests




editorial boards

I am looking for PhDs/postdocs!

June 2020 (Publication): Full research paper accepted at AIME 2020 "Towards Assigning Diagnosis Codes using Medication History" together with Tomer Sagi, Emil Riis Hansen, Gregory Y. H. Lip, Torben Bjerregaard Larsen, and Flemming Skjøth

June 2020 (Talk): Keynote "The Web of Data is partially unavailable, so what?" at GRADES-NDA 2020

May 2020 (Project): H2020 MSCA ITN project granted "DEDS: Data Engineering for Data Science" together with my colleagues Christian Thomsen, Torben B. Pedersen, and Kristian Torp and our partners at Université Libre de Bruxelles, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, and Athena

May 2020 (News): Movie Recommendations powered by Knowledge Graphs and Neo4j - Blazing fast, top-quality recommendations directly from the database published at Towards Data Science. Work together with Anders Brams, Anders Langballe Jakobsen, Theis Jendal, Matteo Lissandrini, and Peter Dolog

April 2020 (Award): Honored to be among the AMiner AI 2000 top-100 most influential scholars in the field of Knowledge Engineering and #1 of the female European researchers in that area

April 2020 (Team): Nurefsan Gür defended her PhD thesis "Modeling, Annotating, and Queryzing Geo-Semantic Data Warehouses" supervised together with Torben Bach Pedersen and Esteban Zimányi. Congratulations!!!

March 2020 (Project): New project granted by VILLUM Fonden (VILLUM Synergy Programme): "Data Science meets Microbial Dark Matter" together with Mads Albertsen and Thomas Dyhre Nielsen

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