Baifan Zhou is a Research Associate at SIRIUS Research Centre, Department of Informatics, University of Oslo. His research interests focus on combining machine learning and semantic technologies to facilitate AI development for Industry 4.0, including Digital Twins, Digital Requirements, etc. Previously, he did his PhD study at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Bosch Corporate Research. He has been actively working on (Big) Data Analytics, Feature Engineering and Representation Learning for Large Scale Quality Monitoring in Manufacturing, and Semi-Automated Machine Learning with Semantic Technologies. He has participated in multi-disciplinary projects in chemical industry (ABB Corporate Research), manufacturing industry (Bosch Corporate Research), speech recognition (KIT), and robotic control (KIT), where he has collaborated with experts from distinct disciplines like data scientists, ontologists, and engineers.