Dr. rer. nat. Conny Junghans, post-doctoral researcher 2009-2011Conny Junghans

Adaptive Data Mining Techniques for Streaming Data, PhD Thesis, Conny Franke, University of California, Davis, 2009.

Head of Mail Data Products at 1&1 Mail & Media GmbH

Prof. Dr. Erich SchubertErich Schubert, post-doctoral researcher 2016-2018

Professor, Informatik VIII Group at Computer Science Department of the University of Dortmund, Germany

Dr. Johanna Geiß, post-doctoral researcher 2014-2018

Johanna Geiß

Data Scientist at Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, Heidelberg, Germany


Dr. rer. nat. Sergei Yakneen, external PhD student 2015 - 2019

Modern Systems for Large-scale Genomics Data Analysis in the Cloud, PhD Thesis, April 2019

Chief Technology Officer at Isomorphic Labs

Jun.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Andreas SpitzAndreas Spitz, PhD student 2015 - 2019

Implicit Entity Networks: A Versatile Document Model, PhD Thesis, April 2019

Junior professor at the Department of Computer and Information Science at Konstanz University

Dennis Aumiller, PhD student 2019-2023


Member of Technical Staff at Cohere's Data and Evaluation team, Philadelphia, USA

John Ziegler, PhD student 2020-2024

Jayson Salazar, PhD student 2021-2024

Jayson Salazar

Dr. rer. nat. Tran Van Canh, PhD student 2010-2014Tran Van Canh

Learning Social Links and Communities from Interaction, Topical, and Spatio-Temporal Information, PhD Thesis, August 2014

Data Scientist at Daimler Mobility, Germany.

Dr. rer. nat. Le Van Quoc Anh, PhD student 2010-2014Le Van Quoc Anh

Pattern Discovery from Event Data, PhD Thesis, September 2014

Dr. rer. nat. Ayser Armiti, PhD student 2010-2015.Ayser Armiti

Geometric Graphs: Matching, Similarity, and Indexing, PhD Thesis, February 2015.

Data Scientist at Transit, Stuttgart, Germany

Dr. rer. nat. Hui Li, PhD student 2013-2018 Hui Li

Social Network Extraction and Exploration of Historical Correspondences, PhD Thesis, February 2018

 Data Scientist at TrustYou, Munich Area, Germany

Dr. rer. nat. Christian Sengstock, PhD student 2009-2015

Christian Sengstock

Geographic Feature Mining: Framework and Fundamental Tasks for Geographic Knowledge Discovery from User-generated Data, PhD Thesis, February 2015

Head of Product Management at SAP Deutschland SE & Co. KG, Walldorf, Germany

Dr. rer. nat. Jannik Strötgen, PhD student 2009-2015Jannik Strötgen

Domain-sensitive Temporal Tagging for Event-centric Information Retrieval, PhD Thesis, March 2015

Professor at the University of Applied Sciences Karlsruhe (prev. BCAI, MPI-Inf, Heidelberg University)

Dr. rer. nat. Hamed Abdelhaq, PhD student 2011-2015Hamed Abdelhaq

Localized Events in Social Media Streams: Detection, Tracking, and Recommendation, PhD Thesis, February 2016.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science at An-Najah National University, Palestine

Dr. rer. nat. Florian Flatow, PhD student 2010-2013Florian Flatow

Feature-based Vector Field Representation and Comparison, PhD Thesis, February 2016

Senior Data Management Specialist at Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany

Philip Hausner, PhD student 2020-2021


Software Engineer at Vector Informatik, Heidelberg

Sebastian Lackner, PhD student 2018-2020

Sebastian Lackner

Co-Founder and CTO Sysmagine GmbH

Gerrit Kazmaier, external PhD student 2013-2015

Gerrit Kazmaier

Vice President & General Manager for Database, Data Analytics & Looker at Google

Thomas (Bögel) Weßling, PhD student 2013-2015

Thomas Bögel

AI Lead | Principal Expert AI & Smart AnalyticsAI at Atruvia AG

Katarina de Jong - Gavric, PhD student 2012-2015Katarina Gavric

Chapter Lead Data EngineeringChapter Lead Data Engineering at ING

Former Student Assistants

Holger Wünsche (system administration)
Marina Walther (project related software development)

Satya Almasian (news article data acquisition)
Niels Bernöhr (project related system administration)n)
Matthias Brandt (project related system administration)
Mohammad Dawas (NLP pipeline maintenance)
Carine Dengler
(Wikipedia data extraction)
Leonard Henger (project related system administration)
Christian Kromm (event repository maintenance)
Julian Libor (historic letter data)
Moritz Mock (historic letter data)
Ludwig Richter (event repository maintenance)
David Stronczek (NLP pipeline maintenance)
Julian Zell (HeidelTime temporal tagger)