Elwin Huaman

Elwin Huaman

Senior Scientist

Innsbruck University


Elwin Huaman is a Researcher, Project Manager, and Low-resource Language Activist. He has experience creating Knowledge Graphs and applying Semantic Web technologies in academia and industry. He has published several articles and co-authored a book title: Knowledge Graphs - Methodology, Tools and Selected Use Cases. Furthermore, he has participated in conferences, hackathons, and datathons. Last but not least, he leads and monitors projects, programs, workshops, presentations, and talks related to knowledge management, minority communities, under-resourced and endangered languages, and media and information literacy.

He leads the QICHWABASE Knowledge Graph that supports a harmonization process of the language and knowledge of Quechua communities across the world. Moreover, he coordinates the WikiAndes program.


  • Semantic Web
  • Knowledge Graphs
  • Wikibase Ecosystem
  • Low-resource Languages
  • Minority communities
  • Quechua language
  • Web for all


  • PhD in Linguistics and Media Studies, 2023 (ongoing)

    Innsbruck University, Austria

  • Msc in Web Engineering, 2017

    Oviedo University, Spain

  • Msc in Digital Information Systems, 2014

    Salamanca University, Spain

  • BSc in Systems Engineering, 2012

    National University of Altiplano, Peru

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Assistant Facilitator

Wikimedia Foundation

Sep 2022 – Dec 2022 California, United States (Remote)

Project Manager


Jun 2022 – Jun 2023 Puno, Peru

Teaching Assistant

University of Innsbruck

Jan 2019 – Dec 2022 Innsbruck, Austria


Semantic Technology Institute Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck

Oct 2018 – Dec 2022 Innsbruck, Austria

Business Development Consultant

Information Center and Development RIC Bela Krajina

Oct 2017 – Apr 2018 Crnomelj, Slovenia


Research Center of the National University of Altiplano

Mar 2016 – Mar 2017 Puno, Peru

System Analyst

Pre-University Center of National University of Altiplano

Nov 2011 – Jul 2013 Puno, Peru