Patrick Lambrix is a professor at the Department of Computer and Information Science at Linköping University, Sweden.

He received MSc degrees in Mathematics (1988) and in Computer Science (1990) from the KU Leuven, Belgium, and a PhD degree (1996) from Linköping University, Sweden.  In 2007 he was appointed full professor at Linköping University.

He is head of the Division for Database and Information Techniques where he leads the Database and Web Information Systems group. He is also member of the Semantic Web research group and founded the Sports Analytics research group at IDA.

His main expertise is in knowledge engineering and his research interests relate to the areas of semantic web (ontologies), databases, knowledge engineering for materials science, knowledge engineering for the life sciences, and sports analytics. In the fields of knowledge representation and ontology engineering he has pioneered work on part-whole reasoning in description logics, ontology alignment, and ontology debugging and completion, where his group developed award-winning systems.

For more detailed information on research, teaching and services, please see Patrick Lambrix

Research groups

Database and Web Information Systems Group at ADIT, IDA

Semantic Web Research Group at IDA

Sports Analytics Research Group at IDA

More information is also available under the heading "Research" below.


Examiner for courses in databases, data mining, sports analytics.

Leadership commissions

Head of Division ADIT at IDA.

Director of Studies at ADIT, IDA.

Program coordinator for the Master in Computer Science program.






Mina Abd Nikooie Pour, Alsayed Algergawy, Patrice Buche, Leyla J. Castro, Jiaoyan Chen, Hang Dong, Omaima Fallatah, Daniel Faria, Irini Fundulaki, Sven Hertling, Yuan He, Ian Horrocks, Martin Huschka, Liliana Ibanescu, Ernesto Jimenez-Ruiz, Naouel Karam, Amir Laadhar, Patrick Lambrix, Huanyu Li, Ying Li, Franck Michel, Engy Nasr, Heiko Paulheim, Catia Pesquita, Tzanina Saveta, Pavel Shvaiko, Cassia Trojahn, Chantelle Verhey, Mingfang Wu, Beyza Yaman, Ondrej Zamazal, Lu Zhou (2022) Results of the Ontology Alignment EvaluationInitiative 2022 Proceedings of the 17th International Workshop on Ontology Matching (OM 2022): co-located with the 21th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2022), p. 84-128

Full publication list is available here


About the division

Colleagues at ADIT

About the department