Prof. Dr. Maria-Esther Vidal is a professor at the Institute of Data Science at the Leibniz University of Hannover (LUH). She leads the Scientific Data Management group at the TIB-Leibniz Information Center of Science and Technology and the Data Science Institute at LUH. She is also a member of the L3S Research Center at LUH. She has contributed to data management with semantic data integration and query processing methods over various data infrastructures, e.g., the Web of data. Maria-Esther is a co-author of more than 220 peer-reviewed articles on the Semantic Web, Databases, Bioinformatics, and Artificial Intelligence. She has been awarded the Science Award on Responsible Research by Stifterverband (Germany 2020), and the Leibniz Best Minds: Programme for Women Professors has partially supported her research since 2021. Maria-Esther is also actively shaping her research communities. She has been an editorial board member of renowned journals (e.g., Journal of Web Semantics) and general chair, co-chair, and senior reviewer of major scientific events (e.g., WWW, ISWC, and AAAI). Under her direction, her team has developed technologies of predominant relevance in the whole process of knowledge graph creation from heterogeneous data and query processing. She is an expert in several advisory boards, summer schools, and doctoral consortiums. She has advised more than 30 doctoral students, and 120 Master’s and bachelor’s students in Computer Science. She has been a doctoral and habilitation committee member in France, Italy, the Netherlands, Germany, Ireland, Argentina, Uruguay, and Venezuela. She is leading data management tasks in national and international projects (e.g., EU H2020 CLARIFY, IASIS, and BigMedilytics) and principal investigator of Marie Sklodowska-Curie doctoral networks (e.g., WDAqua and NoBIAS). She has been a visiting professor at universities (e.g., Uni Maryland, UPM Madrid, UPC, KIT Karlsruhe, and Uni Nantes).