Dr Abdolreza Hajmoosaei

Centre of Learning: Information Technology, Engineering and Construction

School: School of Information Technology

Teaching Programme: Bachelor of Information Technology, Post-graduate Diploma in Information Technology

ORCID ID Number: 368-7616-1700

Ongoing Research Topic: New Generation of Web (Linked Open Data), Web Data Extraction & Integration

Research Interest: Linked Open Data, Semantic Web, Web Data Integration, Web Data Applications, Ontology.



I obtained my Bachelor in software engineering from the Shahid Beheshty University (top university in IRAN) in 1999, Master of Artificial Intelligence from Azad University (IRAN) in 2003 and a Doctorate in Information Science in Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, University of Malaya (QS Global World Ranking = #114) in 2010.

I was granted a New Zealand permanent resident visa in Feb 2013 and migrated New Zealand in July 2013. Currently I work as fulltime senior lecturer at Wellington Institute of Technology, New Zealand. My research area includes Linked Open Data, Semantic Web, and Web Database Applications.


Academic Qualifications

2015 - 2016, Postgraduate Qualification in Higher Education Teaching Victoria University, Wellington , New Zealand

2005 - 2010, PhD, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia, QS Global World Ranking = #114, Dissertation: Ontology-based approach for resolving semantic conflicts in the integration of web data sources.

2000 - 2003, Master Degree, Artificial Intelligence, Islamic Azad University, Tehran , Iran

1993 - 1999, B.Sc. Degree, Software engineering field, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Top university in Iran, recognized by New Zealand


Professional Positions Held

Feb 2014 – Present, Senior Lecturer, Wellington Institute of Technology, Wellington, New Zealand.

Oct 2013 – Jan 2014, Project manager consultant on a semantic web project, Propellerhead Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand.

June 2008 – Jun 2013, Senior Lecturer, Taylor’s University, Selangor, Malaysia.

2002 – 2004, Lecturer, Azad University, Karaj , Iran.

1999 – 2002, Programmer, Rosoubgiri Ltd, Tehran , Iran.


Professional Distinctions and Memberships

2015 - 2017, Leader of Linked Open Data research group, WelTec

2013, Project leader of Taylor’s Research Grant Scheme: Ontology web base segmentation

2012 -2013, Project leader of the Fantasy Football System, Malaysian Innovation voucher

2012, Leader of EDGE research group Taylor’s University


Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

1Saeed Shadlou, Ng Jie Kai, Abdolreza Hajmoosaei, "Online Payment via PayPal API Case Study Event Registration Management System (ERMS)",Pages: International Journal of Web Portals (IJWP), 30-37 pp, Volume: 3, ISSN: 1938-0194, 2011. Indices: DBLP, INSPEC, SCOPUS.

Saeed Shadlou, Hamdam Solaymani, Abdolreza Hajmoosaei, Advanced Content Management System in Murdoch Research Institute, International Journal of Web Portals (IJWP), 23-29 pp. Volume: 3, ISSN: 1938-0194, 2011. Indices: DBLP, INSPEC, SCOPUS.

Hajmoosaei, A., Abdul-Kareem, S. "Domain based ontology architecture", International Journal of Modelling and Optimization (IJMO) 2013 Vol.3(1): 5-11 ISSN: 2010-3697.


Refereed Conference Proceedings

Hajmoosaei, A., Costa, R., Graham, A. J., ‘Linked Data Research Management System', In proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development (KEOD 2017), Nov 1 - 3, 2017. Portugal.


Research Contributions:

Research member of Long term Research Grant Scheme Project: Consultation Work with Taylor’s Centre of R&D in 2012 - 2013.

Research team member of Taylor’s Research Grant Scheme: Ontology web base segmentation in 2012