Senior Researcher

Enterprise Information System
Fraunhofer IAIS


Room B3-236
Schloss Birlinghoven, 53757 Sankt Augustin, Germany



Short CV

Dr. Damien Graux is a Senior Researcher at the Enterprise Information System of the Fraunhofer IAIS.

Research Interests

  • Distributed systems e.g. Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark
  • RDF storage methods
  • SPARQL evaluation strategies in a distributed context
  • RDF/SPARQL Benchmarks


  • SANSA – Open source platform for distributed data processing for RDF large-scale datasets
  • SLIPO – Scalable Linking and Integration of Big POI data



  • D. Graux, G. Sejdiu, H. Jabeen, J. Lehmann, D. Sui, D. Muhs, and J. Pfeffer, “Profiting from Kitties on Ethereum: Leveraging Blockchain RDF with SANSA,” in 14th International Conference on Semantic Systems, Poster & Demos, 2018.
    [BibTeX] [Download PDF]
    Title = {Profiting from {K}itties on {E}thereum: {L}everaging {B}lockchain {RDF} with {SANSA}},
    Author = {Graux, Damien and Sejdiu, Gezim and Jabeen, Hajira and Lehmann, Jens and Sui, Danning and Muhs, Dominik and Pfeffer, Johannes},
    Booktitle = {14th International Conference on Semantic Systems, Poster \& Demos},
    Year = {2018},
    Keywords = {2018 bde graux sejdiu lehmann group_aksw jabeen},
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  • D. Graux, L. Jachiet, P. Genevès, and N. Layaïda, “SPARQLGX: Efficient Distributed Evaluation of SPARQL with Apache Spark.,” in International Semantic Web Conference (2), 2016, pp. 80-87.
    [BibTeX] [Download PDF]
    Title = {SPARQLGX: Efficient Distributed Evaluation of SPARQL with Apache Spark.},
    Author = {Graux, Damien and Jachiet, Louis and Genevès, Pierre and Layaïda, Nabil},
    Booktitle = {International Semantic Web Conference (2)},
    Year = {2016},
    Editor = {Groth, Paul T. and Simperl, Elena and Gray, Alasdair J. G. and Sabou, Marta and Krötzsch, Markus and Lécué, Freddy and Flöck, Fabian and Gil, Yolanda},
    Pages = {80-87},
    Series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
    Volume = {9982},
    Added-at = {2017-05-31T22:50:41.000+0200},
    Biburl = {},
    Crossref = {conf/semweb/2016-2},
    Ee = {},
    Interhash = {3864f3bd4abc364f06f190dff3ce489d},
    Intrahash = {c4837ac877542d7824ee680737970e9e},
    ISBN = {978-3-319-46546-3},
    Keywords = {ciro-data-scalability},
    Timestamp = {2017-05-31T22:50:41.000+0200},
    Url = {}