Prof. Dr. Heiko Paulheim  RDF Resource Description Framework Icon

Chair for Data Science

Program Director of Mannheim Master in Data Science

B6, 26, Room B0.22

heiko (at) informatik . uni-mannheim . de

Phone: +49 621 181 2652

Secretary:  Bianca Lermer

Consultation hours: Tuesdays, 9-10 am.
Please make an appointment upfront with Bianca Lermer.

More on the Web

Research interests

  • Knowledge Graphs on the Web and their Applications
  • Data Quality and Data Cleaning on Knowledge Graphs
  • Machine Learning and Data Mining on Linked Data (see: RapidMiner LOD Extension)
  • Anomaly Detection

Awards and Nominations

Awards Won by Supervisees

  • Dominik Wienand: Best Master Degree Award by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Informations- und Datenqualität (DGIQ), 2013
  • Atila Erdogan: Otto-Johannsen-Price for best Master's thesis in business informatics, University of Reutlingen, 2010

Invited Talks


At the University of Mannheim, I am or have been teaching the following courses:

Seminar and master's thesis topics are available on demand. Please make an appointment if you are interested in writing a seminar paper or thesis.

Community Service


Editorial Board Member

Senior PC Member and Track Chair

PC Member

Reviewer for Journals

Reviewer for Conferences and Workshops

Reviewer Misc.

Selected Publications











  • Janina Fengel, Heiko Paulheim and Michael Rebstock Semantic Synchronization in B2B Transactions. Journal of Cases on Information Technology : JCIT (11#), IGI Global, Hershey, PA, 2009.
  • Heiko Paulheim Ontologies for User Interface Integration. In: Lecture Notes in Computer ScienceThe Semantic Web - ISWC 2009 : 8th International Semantic Web Conference, ISWC 2009, Chantilly, VA, USA, October 25-29, 2009. Proceedings; 973-981. Springer, Berlin [u.a.], 2009.
  • Heiko Paulheim Ontology-based modularization of user interfaces. In: EICS'09 : proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems; July 15 - 17, 2009, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; 23-28. ACM, New York, NY, 2009.
  • Heiko Paulheim, Sebastian Döweling, Karen Hoi Lam Tso-Sutter, Florian Probst and Thomas Ziegert Improving Usability of Integrated Emergency Response Systems: The SoKNOS Approach. In: GI-Edition : Lecture Notes in Informatics. ProceedingsInformatik 2009 : im Focus das Leben; Beiträge der 39. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI); 1435-1449. Köllen, Bonn, 2009.