Dr. Ying Ding is a Professor of Informatics and Information Science, as well as a faculty advisor for the Data Science Online and Certificates Program.

Previously she worked as a senior researcher at the University of Innsbruck, Austria and as a researcher at the Free University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

She has been involved in various NIH and European-Union funded Semantic Web projects. She has published 190+ papers in journals, conferences, and workshops.

She is the co-editor of book series called Semantic Web Synthesis by Morgan & Claypool publisher. She is the co-author of the book "Intelligent Information Integration in B2B Electronic Commerce" published by Kluwer Academic Publishers. She is also co-author of book chapters in the book "Spinning the Semantic Web" published by MIT Press and "Towards the Semantic Web: Ontology-driven Knowledge Management" published by Wiley. She is the editorial board member of four ISI indexed top journals in Information Science and Semantic Web.

Her current research interest areas include data science, data-driven discovery, social network analysis, Semantic Web, citation analysis, knowledge management and application of Web Technology.