Andreea Iana


University of Mannheim
B6, 26, Room B 018
D-68159 Mannheim

Email: andreea.iana (at)


Research Interests

  • Recommender systems
  • Information retrieval
  • Natural language processing


Teaching Assistant:

  • Data Mining 2 (FSS 2024)
  • Data Mining 1 (HWS 2023)
  • Team Project (FSS 2022 – HWS 2022): Developing a Python Library for News Recommenders
  • Team Project (HWS 2023 – FSS 2024): A Chatbot for Study Advice

Thesis Co-supervisor

  • “Diversified Scientific Publication Recommendation”
  • “A Comparative Analysis of Negative Sampling Techniques for News Recommenders”


Responsible News Recommender Systems (ReNewRS) – Investigating the influence of algorithmic news selection on shaping public opinion

Community Service

  • ARR
  • PC Member of the Second Workshop on Natural Language Processing for Political Sciences (PoliticalNLP)
  • Reviewer for 21th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2024) – Resource Track
  • PC Member of 4th International Workshop on Computational Methods for Online Discourse Analysis (BeyondFacts'24)
  • PC Member of 3rd International Workshop on Knowledge Graphs for Online Discourse Analysis (BeyondFacts’23)
  • Reviewer for Workshop on Deep Learning for Knowledge Graphs (DL4KG)
  • PC Member of the First Workshop on Natural Language Processing for Political sciences (PoliticalNLP)
  • Reviewer for 19th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2022) – Research Track
  • Sub-reviewer for 18th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2021) – Research Track
  • Reviewer for Journal of Web Semantics








  • Iana, A., Jung, S., Naeser, P., Birukou, A., Hertling, S. and Paulheim, H. (2019). Building a conference recommender system based on SciGraph and WikiCFP. In , Semantic Systems. The Power of AI and Knowledge Graphs : 15th International Conference, SEMANTiCS 2019, Karlsruhe, Germany, September 9–12, 2019, Proceedings (S. 117–123). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer: Berlin [u.a.].