Sebastian Hellmann

Company: INFAI

hellmann@informatik.uni-leipzig.de

Sebastian Hellmann has completed his PhD thesis at the University of Leipzig in 2014 on the transformation of NLP tool output to RDF. Sebastian is a senior member of the AKSW research center and the director of the DBpedia Association. Sebastian is contributor to various open-source projects and communities such as DBpedia, NLP2RDF and OWLG and wrote code in Java, PHP, JavaScript, Scala, C & C++, MatLab, Prolog, Smodels, but now does everything in Bash and Zsh since he discovered the Ubuntu Terminal. Sebastian is the author of over 40 peer-reviewed scientific publications (h-index of 18 and over 2600 citations) and a not-yet-deleted Wikipedia article about Knowledge Extraction. Sebastian lead work packages in five EU projects. He was chair at the Open Knowledge Conference in 2011, the Workshop on Linked Data in Linguistics 2012, the Linked Data Cup 2012, the Multilingual Linked Data for Enterprises 2012 workshop, the NLP & DBpedia Workshop 2014 and the SEMANTiCS 2014 and 2015 conference.