Research Group and Topics
The commitment of my team is to interdisciplinary research and teach, which is reflected both in the research projects and in the teaching program. A total of 34 PhD students are working in their thesis, 18 research members are currently working at my chair. In recent years, members of my team have received numerous important awards for their research work, such as the Google Research Award, the McKinsey Business Technology Award, the Janssen-Cilag Future Award and the CEBIT Future Market Award.
My work focuses on the conception and development of tools, solution platforms and co-creative assistance systems that can process large multimedia data sources, process, filter, aggregate and visualize them as needed. Such systems act as co-creative virtual companions that support people in discovering contexts, remembering, making decisions, predicting or recognizing complex patterns in heterogeneous data. The following projects are currently underway at the chair itself:
- AgeingSmart: Designing rooms intelligently, funded by Car-Zeiss-Foundation, April 2021 - March 2026
- SembAI: Sustainable Embeddes AI, funded by Car-Zeiss-Foundation, Feb 2022 - Jan 2028
- Quantum Initiative Rheinland-Pfalz, funded by the State Rhineland-Palatinate, Dec 2022 - Dec 2024
- Mio>Fate: Dual targeting of mitochondrial proteins as a determinant of cell fate, funded by German Israeli Foundation, Sept 2023 - August 2027
My focus in the field of research lies in the projects that are carried out at DFKI. There, publicly funded projects are carried out and transfer projects with industrial partners initiated and acquired.