Konstantinos Semertzidis, PhD

Principal Engineer | Huawei Technologies R&D (UK) Ltd


Konstantinos Semertzidis is a Principal Engineer at Huawei Technologies R&D (UK) Ltd. Prior to joining Huawei, he worked as a Research Engineer at IBM's Dublin Research Laboratory (DRL), and as an Application Developer at IBM Client Innovation Centre UK, on the Inventory Linking Exports/ Re-arrivals project of HM Revenue and Customs.

Konstantinos holds a PhD from the Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering of the University of Ioannina in Greece. His research interests include the Internet of Things (IoT), evolving graph data management, query processing, graph databases, and social network analysis. In these areas, his work has been published in TKDE, WWW, ICDE, EDBT, etc. During his PhD studies, he worked as a Research Intern at IBM Research and Nokia Bell Labs. Before his PhD, he obtained his BSc degree in Computer Science from the University of Ioannina in 2012, and his MSc in Computing from the University of York in 2013.

What's New

  • Jul 2002 Our paper titled Scaling Knowledge Graphs for Automating AI of Digital Twins has been accepted at the ISWC 2022.

  • Jan 2022 Our paper titled Link Recommendations for PageRank Fairness has been accepted to the Web4Good special track at the ACM Web Conference 2022.

  • Nov 2021 Our Patent application titled Identifying relevant graph patterns in a knowledge graph background has been filed with the Patent Office in the US (App. 17/454909).

  • Oct 2021 Our submission titled Sentiment Polarization in Online Social Networks: The Flow of Hate Speech has been accepted to the full papers track of SNAMS 2021.


  • PhD: Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Ioannina, Greece (Oct. 2013 - July 2018)

  • MSc: Dept. of Computer Science, University of York, UK (Oct. 2012 - Sept. 2013)

  • BSc: Dept. of Computer Science, University of Ioannina, Greece (Oct. 2008 - Sept. 2012)

Professional Activities

  • PC Member: ACCIIDS 2018, WISE 2019, ICDE 2020.

  • Journal Reviews: Distributed and Parallel Databases 2018, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE) 2017, 2019, 2020.

  • External Reviewer: EDBT 2016, SDM 2017, ICDE 2017.