Since October 2007

Professor for Data and Knowledge Engineering (DKE) at  Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg.

2003 - 2007

Juniorprofessor for Information Retrieval and Emmy Noether Fellow at Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg.

Mar./Apr. 2005

Invited Professor at Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris 6 (LIP6), Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC), Paris, France.

2001 - 2003

Postdoctoral Researcher and BT Senior Fellow at Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS), Computer Science Division, University of California at Berkeley, research group of Prof. Lotfi A. Zadeh, USA.

1996 - 2001

Researcher at the Otto-von-Guericke-University of Magdeburg at the Institute for Knowledge and Language Processing of the Facultyof Computer Science.

Nov./Dec. 1999

Visiting Researcher of the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Mechatronics Research Group, University of Melbourne, Australia.

April 2001

Ph.D. degree in computer science (Dr.-Ing.) from Otto-von-Guericke-University of Magdeburg.

1990 - 1996

Studies of computer science at the Technical University of Braunschweig.


Diploma Thesis at the DASA GmbH, Hamburg (now European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS), Airbus).

October 1996

Diplom in computer science (Dipl.-Inform.) from the Technical University of Braunschweig.


Scientific Assistant at Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR),Göttingen.

1987 - 1990

Apprenticeship to MaTA (Mathematisch-technischer Assistent) at Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR), Göttingen.


Abitur at the Pädagogium, Bad Sachsa.

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