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EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF BONN
PHD IN COMPUTER SCIENCE
September 2020 | Bonn, Germany
UNIVERSITY OF PRISHTINA
MS IN COMPUTER ENGINEERING
July 2014 | Prishtina, Kosovo
BS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE
January 2009 | Prishtina, Kosovo

LINKS

Github | Google Scholar | LinkedIn | Twitter

LANGUAGES


ALBANIAN | Native
ENGLISH | Professional working

EXPERIENCE

DEUTSCHE POST DHL GROUP | SENIOR DATA ENGINEER
November 2019 – Present | Bonn, Germany
  • Working with Big Data and Data Analysis.
UNIVERSITY OF BONN | RESEARCH ASSOCIATE + PHD STUDENT
May 2016 – October 2019 | Bonn, Germany
  • Worked with Semantic Web, Big Data and Data Analysis. Also interested in the area of distributed computing systems (Apache Spark, Apache Flink)
  • Conducted Distributed Big Data Analytics Lab for master student
  • Master thesis supervision
InfAI/University of Leipzig | GUEST RESEARCHER
September 2015 – April 2016 | Leipzig, Germany
  • Research on Semantic Web and BigData
KEDS | SYSTEM ANALYST & SENIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
March 2009 – August 2015 | Prishtina, Kosovo
  • Worked on analyzing, reviewing and developing new in-house financial software
EXPIK | SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
July 2008 – February 2009 | Prishtina, Kosovo
  • Worked on the developing new software applications

AWARDS

ISWC 2017 Best demonstration award at the International Semantic Web Conference

TALKS

Efficient Distributed In-Memory Processing of RDF Datasets, PhD Viva, 29.09.2020 (slides)
The Best of Both Worlds: Unlocking the Power of (big) Knowledge Graphs with SANSA @LDAC Workshop 2020, 19.06.2020 (slides)
Towards A Scalable Semantic-based Distributed Approach for SPARQL query evaluation @SEMANTiCS 2019, 9-12.09.2019 (slides)
DistLODStats: Distributed Computation of RDF Dataset Statistics @ISWC 2018, 8-12.10.2018 (slides)
The Tale of SANSA Spark :: SANSA-Notebooks: Developer friendly access to SANSA @ISWC 2017, 21-25.10.2017 (slides, demo)
Distributed Knowledge Graph Processing in SANSA @HPI Future SOC – Lab Day (Spring 2017), 25.04.2017 (video). A demo of Apache Flink with Docker on the BDE platform @2nd BDE Technical Webinar, 20.10.2016 (slides, video)

SKILLS

INTERESTS
Big Data • Data Mining and Data Analysis • Semantic Web and Semantic Search • Machine Learning • Distributed Computing
PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES
Scala • Java • Python
TOOLS AND TECHNOLOGIES
Apache Spark • Apache Flink • Hadoop MapReduce • Docker • Docker Swarm • Kubernetes • Kubeflow • Terraform • Ansible • Jenkins • Open Distro for Elasticsearch / OpenSearch • Apache Airflow • Google Cloud Platform

PUBLICATIONS

Last Updated on 1st November 2021