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Priv.-Doz. Dr. Anna Fensel (former name: Anna V. Zhdanova)
is Senior Assistant Professor, Head of Research Unit at STI Innsbruck, Department of Computer Science, University of Innsbruck, Austria. Earlier she worked as a Senior Researcher at FTW – Telecommunications Research Center Vienna, Austria, and a Research Fellow at the University of Surrey, UK, and as a project employee at DERI Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck, Austria. Anna has earned both her habilitation (2018) and her doctoral degree (2006) in Computer Science at the University of Innsbruck. Prior to that, she has received a diploma in Mathematics and Computer Science equivalent to the Masters degree in 2003 from Novosibirsk State University, Russia. Anna has been extensively involved in European and national projects related to Semantic technologies, e.g. as an overall coordinator (EURegio project REEeT, FFG projects TourPack, SESAME-S and SESAME, ÖAD project RESIDE), a local project manager (H2020 ENTROPY, FFG DALICC, FFG OpenFridge, FP7 CA BIG, FP7 CA PRELIDA, FP7 STREP m:Ciudad, FP7 NoE PlanetData, AAL PeerAssist, FP6 IST IP SPICE, FP5 IST project Esperonto) as well as a technical contributor in other numerous projects. She has been a co-organizer or a Program Committee member of more than 100 scientific events including being in chair roles at top events such as SEMANTiCS and ESWC, a reviewer for numerous journals and a project proposals evaluator for funding agencies (EU H2020 and FP6, Eureka-Eurostars, national funding). She is a (co-)author of more than 100 refereed publications.

Ongoing projects: H2020 ENTROPY, FFG DALICC

Open Bachelor and Master thesis topics: Open Thesis Topics

Start-up company: ONLIM

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E-Mail: anna.fensel at sti2 dot at
Phone: +43-512-507-96884
Skype: anna.v.zhdanova
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