KMi Professors in the Top 25 on Most influential Scholar List


KMi Professors in the Top 25 on Most influential Scholar List

Two KMi Professors feature among the top 25 most cited scholars inthe Knowledge Engineering field, according to the AI 2000 Most Influential Scholar Annual List for 2020.

Harith Alani, Professor of Web Science and Enrico Motta Professor of Knowledge Technologies, were ranked 7 and 24 respectively out ofthe top 2000 scholars in their AI field.  AMiner produces the rankingsby drawing on a variety of sources available on the web, including semantic-based profiles, bibliographic data. 

KMi is also proud to say that it’s alumni, Dr Andriy Nikolov, isranked at number 94 in the same Knowledge Engineering category. Andriy joined KMi as a PhD student and was awarded his doctorate in 2010. He is now a Knowledge Graph Engineer at AstraZeneca.

The AI 2000 Most Influential Scholar Annual List presents the world’s top-cited research scholars from the fields of artificial intelligence.  The list is produced by the AMiner project led by Dr Jie Tang at Tsinghua University and aims to provide comprehensive search and mining services for AI researcher social networks.  Their website states:

‘Currently, the academic network includes more than 6,000 conferences, 3,200,000 publications, 700,000 researcher profiles. The system attracts users from more than 200 countries and receives >200,000 access logs per day. The top five countries where users come from are United States, China, Germany, India, and United Kingdom.’


Congratulations Harith, Enrico and Andriy, you are ‘ones to watch’ and you have set the bar high for you colleagues over the next decade!

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