Prof. Dr. Jens Lehmann

passbild_lehmannFull Professor
Computer Science Institute
University of Bonn

Lead Scientist
Knowledge Discovery Department
Fraunhofer IAIS

Leader of the Machine Learning and Ontology Engineering Group,
AKSW Center, Institute for Applied Informatics, University of Leipzig

Profiles: LinkedIn, Google Scholar, DBLP, RDFWeb-ID



Room A109
Römerstr. 164, 53117 Bonn, Germany
University of Bonn, Computer Science

Room C1-227
Schloss Birlinghoven, 53757 Sankt Augustin, Germany
Fraunhofer IAIS

Room P631
Augustusplatz 10, 04109 Leipzig, Germany
Institute for Applied Informatics (InfAI) at the University of Leipzig

Short CV

Prof. Dr. Jens Lehmann ( is a Full Professor at the University of Bonn and a researcher at the University of Leipzig where he is co-leading the AKSW group with 40 researchers. He obtained a PhD with grade summa cum laude at the University of Leipzig in 2010 and a master degree in Computer Science from Technical University of Dresden in 2006. His research interests involve Semantic Web, machine learning and knowledge representation. He is founder, leader or contributor of several open source projects, including DL-Learner, DBpedia, LinkedGeoData and ORE. He works/worked in several funded projects, e.g. GeoKnow (EU STREP, coordinator), LOD2 (EU IP, work package lead), LATC (EU STREP, lead for University of Leipzig) and SoftWiki (BmBF). Prof. Dr. Jens Lehmann authored more than 70 articles in international journals and conferences cited more than 5000 times according to Google Scholar.


Research Interests

  • Machine Learning
  • Semantic Web
  • Big Data
  • Logics


Books (1)

Edited Books (1)

Journal Publications (20)

Conference Proceedings (2)

Conference Publications (56)

Workshop Proceedings (5)

Workshop Publications (15)

Poster Publications (3)

Demos (11)

Book Contributions (12)

Theses (2)

  • “Learning OWL Class Expressions”
    Jens Lehmann
    PhD in Computer Science, University of Leipzig, 2010

    • download: PDF PDF (4.8 MB)
    • formats: BibTeX BibTeX, RDF RDF
    • supervisors: Prof. Klaus-Peter Fähnrich, Dr. Sören Auer
  • “Concept Learning in Description Logics”
    Jens Lehmann
    Diploma Thesis in Computer Science, TU Dresden, 2006

Technical Reports (6)

Unpublished Manuscripts (5)

Publications/Documents total: 139

In addition to the above publications, I co-authored more than 20 deliverables (by August 2013), e.g. LOD2 D1.2, D3.1.1, D3.2.2, D3.3.1, D3.3.2, D3.3.3, D3.4.1, D5.1.1.