The position will be with the Databases group of the TU Eindhoven, which is part of the cluster Data and Artificial Intelligence. You will join a vibrant team of 4 permanent researchers/academics and 8 PhD students and postdocs, and work in an exciting EU project with industry leaders and other top research institutes across Europe. You will participate in cutting-edge research, publish your work in leading conferences and journals for data management (SIGMOD, VLDB, TODS, TKDE), contribute in open-source tools, and collaborate with industry leaders to apply these tools in real world. You will travel to present your work, and to participate in meetings with world-class academics and industrial partners.
The position is funded by EU project SciLake, which focuses on designing, developing, evaluating, and showcasing an open, transparent, and customizable scientific data-lake-as-a-service which aims to contribute to the democratization of scholarly content by offering discipline-tailored, AI-assisted functionalities to facilitate researchers in navigating the respective vast knowledge space. The project is a joint effort of 9 research partners and 4 European industry leaders.
Your main activities will be to:
- push the state-of-the-art on knowledge graph modelling, creation, and navigation
- develop and adapt schema mapping techniques, data interlinking through graph dependencies, and graph data lake search and navigation
- apply your research results in real-world problems, with real data and users. Discuss with the domain experts to identify problems, limitations, and further challenges
- conduct research in data engineering, publish papers in top conferences and journals, identify research challenges.