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Dr. Jorge Martinez-Gil (Plasencia, Spain, 1983) is a computer scientist working in the Data and Knowledge Engineering field. He got his Ph.D. in Computer Science at the University of Malaga (Spain) in 2010.


He has held several positions across some European countries: Austria (Linz), Germany (Leipzig), Spain (Extremadura and Malaga), as well as several stays in Austria (Innsbruck), Germany (Bremen), and Spain (Mallorca). He currently holds a research position within the department of Data Science from the Software Competence Center Hagenberg (SCCH) in Austria, where he is managing several applied and fundamental research projects. Before joining SCCH, he held an acting professorship at the University of Extremadura at Caceres (Spain).


Dr. Martinez-Gil is currently in charge of the subject Big data and Cloud Computing within the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria at Hagenberg. He also supervises Bachelor's and Master's theses. Apart from that, Mr. Martinez-Gil holds more than 1,200 hours of teaching experience in different universities across the European Union: OTH Regensburg-DE (Knowledge Graphs), FH Kufstein-AT (Web Business), University of Balearic Islands-ES (Semantic Web), University of Extremadura-ES (Information Processing), etc.

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Dr. Martinez-Gil has worked on many national and international projects since 2006. As a result, Mr. Martinez-Gil has published more than 70 scientific publications, including 37 journal papers (31 as the first author) published in highly-ranked JCR journals like Knowledge and Information Systems, Information Systems Frontiers, Knowledge-Based Systems, Data and Knowledge Engineering, Artificial Intelligence Review, Knowl. Engineering Review, Cognitive Systems Research, SIGMOD well as 16 CORE conferences (9 as the first author).


Dr. Martinez-Gil is involved in evaluating scientific manuscripts (+30 different journals and conferences), project proposals, and study programs. He has served as an reviewer, rapporteur, panel member or chairman for more than 25 funding agencies including pan-European level (FP7, H2020, Horizon(2030), ERA-NET, CHIST-ERA, COST, NGI), Austria, Finland, France, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Croatia, Czech Republic, Italy, Poland, Serbia, Latvia, Malta etc. Concerning review activities, Dr. Martinez-Gil ranks second in WoS-Austria for the category of Computer Science with more than 230 reviews performed for top academic journals. Since August 2022, he is an Associate Editor of Expert Systems with Applications with the mission to maintain or improve the journal's impact factor.

Non-Academic Professional activities

Dr. Martinez-Gil has been a technical evaluator of new books for some editorial companies. Recently, he has also participated as a scientific member of some startup accelerators in different European countries (Serbia and Spain).


Dr. Martinez-Gil received the Award to the Best Academic Performance from the University of Extremadura in 2007 (Category: Sciences), and Honorific Scholarship from the German DAAD in 2009.