Sherzod Hakimov is a PhD candidate at the Semantic Computing Group at Bielefeld University. Before joining the University of Bielefeld, he graduated from TOBB University of Economics and Technology with Masters and Bachelors degrees in Computer Science (2005-2013). His interested research topics are information retrieval & question answering. His recent work focuses on building question answering system for querying Wikipedia data using natural language text. Also, linking named entities that appear in unstructured text to a knowledge base, e.g. DBpedia.