About me

Contact Details

Nico Matentzoglu
matentzn AT cs.man.ac.uk

Information Management Group
School of Computer Science
University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester, M13 9PL

Nico Pic.

Me (left), with muse (right).


I am currently (2017) working as a research associate at the University of Manchester. I finished my PhD towards the end of 2015, supervised by Bijan Parsia and Uli Sattler.
I received my Diplom at the University of Cologne in Media Informatics and Media Law in October 2010. After 9 months of wwoofing and backpacking (Greece, Japan, Canada) I moved to England, first to work for the OeRC in beautiful Oxford (content management systems), and then to start as a member of the amazing first cohort of the newly established “Centre for Doctoral Training” at the School of Computer Science at the University of Manchester.

Research Overview

I am interested in the application of ontologies in clinical systems, modular reasoning, reasoner benchmarking, OWL ontology corpora and teaching ontology engineering. Methodologically I like to be on the empirical evaluation side of things.

Other Interests

Apart from my exciting work with ontologies, I am also interested in content management systems, especially Drupal, and semantic (web) technologies in general. I also love travelling, hunting for the meaning of life, french rap and chopping wood.

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