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Prof. Dr. Maribel Acosta

Databases and Information Systems

Professor / Head of Chair

Ruhr-University Bochum
Faculty of Computer Science
Databases and Information Systems
Universitätsstr. 150
D-44801 Bochum

Room: MC 1/47

Telephone: +49 (0)234 32-19612

Office Hours: By arrangement

E-Mail: Maribel.​Acosta(at)​rub.​de

Curriculum Vitae

WS 2020/21 Junior Professor, Databases and Information Systems, RUB
Since 2017 Assistant Lecturer, Department of Computational Linguistics, Heidelberg University
SS 2020 Deputy Professor (W3), Web Science, KIT
2019-2020 Lecturer (Akademische Rätin), Web Science, KIT
2017-2019 Postdoctoral Researcher, Web Science, KIT
2017 Dissertation on "Query Processing over Graph-structured Data on the Web" (Summa Cum Laude)
2012-2017 Associate Researcher, Knowledge Management, KIT
2012 Master in Computer Science, Universidad Simon Bolivar


  • n.n. : Informationssysteme
  • n.n. : Database Systems
  • n.n. : Information Systems
  • 150336 : Knowledge Graphs
  • 212113 : Seminar on Knowledge Graphs
  • 211008 : Datenbanksysteme (PO 22)
  • 212113 : Seminar Knowledge Graphs
  • Research

    My research lies in the areas of Databases, Semantic Web, and Artificial Intelligence, where I have extensively investigated novel techniques to query Knowledge Graphs efficiently and effectively. More recently, I have studied the application of Machine Learning approaches to solve diverse problems in the management of Knowledge Graphs.

    - Data Engineering and Management
    - Databases
    - Semantic Web
    - Knowledge Representation
    - Applications of Machine Learning