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Gianluca Demartini

Associate professor, The University of Queensland

Dr Gianluca Demartini is an Associate Professor at the School of School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering of The University of Queensland, Australia.

Previously, he was Lecturer at the University of Sheffield, post-doctoral researcher at the eXascale Infolab at the University of Fribourg, visiting researcher at UC Berkeley, junior researcher at the L3S Research Center, and intern at Yahoo! Research.

His research interests include Web Information Retrieval, Semantic Web, and Human-in-the-loop Artificial Intelligence.

He obtained a PhD in Computer Science at the Leibniz University of Hannover, in Germany, focusing on Entity Retrieval.

He has published more than 150 peer-reviewed scientific publications and given tutorials about Entity Retrieval and Crowdsourcing at international research conferences.

He is a Senior Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Distinguished ACM Speaker since 2015, and a TEDx speaker.


  • 2019–present
    Associate professor, University of Queensland
  • 2017–2019
    Senior Lecturer in Data Science, University of Queensland
  • 2015–2017
    Senior Lecturer in Data Science, University of Sheffield
  • 2014–2015
    Lecturer in Data Science, University of Sheffield


  • 2011 
    U. of Hannover, Germany, PhD in Computer Science
  • 2005 
    U. of Udine, Italy, MSc in Computer Science
  • 2003 
    U. of Udine, Italy, BSc in Computer Science